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Atlantic Street Officially Re-Opened Under New Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge; Bridge and Roadway Improvements Completed On Time With Minimal Impacts to Traveling Public

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Atlantic Street Officially Re-Opened  Under New Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge; Bridge and Roadway Improvements Completed On Time With Minimal Impacts to Traveling Public

Residents, commuters and the traveling public are advised that on or about September 7, 2019, Atlantic Street, beneath Interstate 95 and the new Metro North Railroad Bridge has re-opened to through traffic between North State Street and Dock Street. South State Street between the Stamford train station and Canal Street is also open to traffic….

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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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Atlantic Street Roadway Improvements Continue Under New Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge

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Atlantic Street Roadway Improvements Continue Under New Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge

With the successful installation of the new Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge, significant roadway construction involving multiple operations is already underway to improve the operational efficiencies of Atlantic Street. To increase the vertical clearance under the new bridge, the roadway will be lowered to offer higher clearance of 14’6”. At the same time, the roadway is…

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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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Two Additional Bridge Spans Installed For Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge Replacement Project

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Two Additional Bridge Spans Installed For Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge Replacement Project

Construction work progresses on the Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge replacement project as two new bridge spans have been installed on the north side of the bridge. The spans will carry Tracks #1 & #3 after new railroad ties, tracks and ballast are in place. The final two spans for the north side are scheduled to…

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ATTENTION: Road Closures, Detours and Special Metro North Train Schedules Remain In Effect

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ATTENTION: Road Closures, Detours and Special Metro North Train Schedules Remain In Effect

New Metro North/Atlantic Street Railroad Bridge Replacement Underway; I-95NB Exit 8 & Local Roadway closures with Detours and Metro North Schedule Changes Remain in Effect    Effective June 28, 2019-July 8, 2019, intermittent road closures are expected on South State Street between Elm Street and Atlantic Street and on Dock Street between John Street and…

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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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Atlantic Street Bridge Replacement Project Underway; SPMT’s in place to lift and haul bridge decks into place

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Atlantic Street Bridge Replacement Project Underway; SPMT’s in place to lift and haul bridge decks into place

The SPMT’s are strategically placed beneath each of the two bridge spans located at the South Assembly Area. The spans will be lifted and hauled into place on the new West and East Abutments.  Each span will be installed separately with the ballast and railroad ties in place. Upon setting the bearings on the new…

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ATTENTION: Road closures, pedestrian detours and new Metro North Construction Timetable Start TODAY

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ATTENTION:  Road closures, pedestrian detours and new Metro North Construction Timetable Start TODAY

Effective June 28, road closures, detours and new Metro North Construction Timetables are in effect for the Atlantic Street Bridge Replacement project bridge roll in.      Click here for the latest information.    

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ATTENTION: The New Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge Begins Roll In Schedule Starting June 28, 2019; Self-Propelled Modular Transporters Mobilized For Roll In

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ATTENTION:  The New Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge Begins Roll In Schedule Starting June 28, 2019; Self-Propelled Modular Transporters  Mobilized For Roll In

Click here for the latest traffic, detour and Metro North Information.    Starting this Friday, June 28, 2019 through Sunday, July 7, the Metro North/Atlantic Street replacement bridge roll in and installation phase gets underway. Specialized hauling equipment known as Self-Propelled Modular Transporters, (SPMT’s) are required to lift and transport the individual bridge spans from…

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