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Atlantic Street Reconstruction Progresses with Multiple Concurrent Operations Underway; Roadway to be Widened and Lowered Under New Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge

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Atlantic Street Reconstruction Progresses with Multiple Concurrent Operations Underway;  Roadway to be Widened and Lowered  Under New Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge

The roadway reconstruction phase of the Atlantic Street Bridge Replacement project is progressing with 24/7 construction in order to complete the work and re-open the roadways. Multiple concurrent construction operations involve excavating the existing roadway and removing material; installation of new conduits, utilities and drainage; installation of concrete forms on the new bridge abutments and…

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New Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge Installed and Metro North Train Service Restored on Schedule

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New Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge Installed and  Metro North Train Service Restored on Schedule

The Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge was successfully replaced over a 9 day construction schedule, from June 28-July 7, with 6 new replacement bridge spans, tracks and ties installed and full train service restored by Monday, July 8, as scheduled. The epic 9 day endeavor involved multiple concurrent operations running continuously to demolish the old bridge,…

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Atlantic Street Bridge Replacement Project On Schedule: Spans Set for Tracks #2 & #4

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Atlantic Street Bridge Replacement Project On Schedule: Spans Set for Tracks #2 & #4

Two bridge deck superstructures have been successfully installed on the south side of the Metro North Atlantic Street Bridge.  Special Self Propelled Modular Transporters hauled the pre-constructed spans which had been staged right next to the south side of the bridge.  Work progresses to install new rail on these spans with 4 spans for the…

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ATTENTION: Road Closures, Detours and Special Metro North Train Schedule Begin June 28, 2019

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ATTENTION: Road Closures, Detours and Special Metro North Train Schedule Begin June 28, 2019

Attention   Special Metro North Construction Timetable for July 1, 2, 3, & 5, 2019   Special Metro North Construction Timetable for June 30, July 4, July 6-7, 2019     Road Closures and Pedestrian Detours Effective June 28 –September 9, 2019   The following streets will be closed:   South State Street: from Guernsey…

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ATTENTION: Atlantic Street Bridge Public Info Session, Thursday, June 20, 6pm

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ATTENTION:  Atlantic Street Bridge Public Info Session, Thursday, June 20, 6pm

Residents, commuters, business owners and other interested individuals are invited to attend the public information session for an update on the Atlantic Street Bridge Replacement project and the upcoming bridge roll in taking place June 28-July 8, 2019.  Intermittent road closures, detours and special service bulletins for Metro North will be in effect during the…

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Atlantic Street Bridge Replacement Project Update Session: Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 6pm

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Atlantic Street Bridge Replacement Project Update Session: Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 6pm

Residents, commuters, business owners and other interested individuals are invited to attend the public information session for an update on the project progress and to learn more about the construction activities and impacts that will be taking place starting with the replacement bridge roll in schedule on June 28-July 8, 2019 and the Atlantic Street…

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Atlantic Street Bridge Superstructure Construction Work Nears Completion with 28 Days to the Bridge Roll In

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Atlantic Street Bridge Superstructure Construction Work  Nears Completion with 28 Days to the Bridge Roll In

Stretching across Atlantic Street, between Dock Street and the Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge, are two bridge spans that are under final construction before being rolled into place in 28 days starting June 28-July 8, 2019. Clearly visible from the train and also from the street level, these two concrete-reinforced steel spans, rest atop temporary trestles….

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The Countdown Begins! 36 Days Remain Until The New Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge Is Rolled Into Place

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The Countdown Begins! 36 Days Remain Until  The New Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge Is Rolled Into Place

In 36 days, the Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge will begin its installation journey to replace the existing bridge that was built more than a century ago. The new bridge is expected to be rolled into place during a 9 day period starting June 28 through July 8, 2019 with intermittent local road closures, detours, pedestrian…

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SPECIAL NOTICE! The Route 1 Bridge Replacement over I-95 Scheduled for Two Weekends Starting May 31, 2019

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SPECIAL NOTICE! The Route 1 Bridge Replacement over I-95  Scheduled for Two Weekends Starting May 31, 2019

To those following the Metro North Railroad/Atlantic Street Bridge project, we have been notified that there will be activity in the area that is unrelated to our project. While this is NOT related to the Metro North Railroad/Atlantic Street Bridge project, we are sharing this information to help get the word out.   The Exit…

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Metro-North/Atlantic Street Bridge Replacement Project Advances Excavation for Center Pier

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Metro-North/Atlantic Street Bridge Replacement Project Advances Excavation for Center Pier

Construction of the new Metro-North/Atlantic Street bridge progresses under the railroad tracks with excavation and drilling piles for the new bridge center pier. Because the new bridge is wider and longer than the existing bridge, a center pier is required to support the new spans. With Atlantic Street remaining closed under the bridge, the construction…

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