MTA Officials Today Reopened Urban Avenue in New Cassel

MTA Officials Today Reopened Urban Avenue in New Cassel

The Urban Avenue Grade Crossing in New Cassel, in the Town of North Hempstead, officially opened to traffic today, Thursday September 5 at 10:00 a.m., the first of eight grade crossings to be eliminated as part of the LIRR Expansion Project Floral Park to Hicksville. The new Urban Avenue Bridge was successfully installed in an innovative feat of engineering over the weekend of July 20-21, eliminating the railroad at grade crossing for vehicles.