LIRR Hicksville Station to Undergo Major Renovations
The MTA Long Island Rail Road is continuing its investment in Long Island’s future with the Hicksville Station Improvements Project. Major renovation work will begin in September 2016 and continue for two years. The project, funded through the MTA LIRR Capital Improvement Program, as part of a $122M investment in Hicksville infrastructure, will include the following amenities:
- Replacement of the 12-car elevated platforms
- New translucent platform canopy
- New heated platform waiting rooms
- Addition of two new elevators
- Replacement of existing escalators
- Replacement of existing staircases
- Addition of two new staircases
- Energy-efficient platform lighting
- New security and communication systems
- New signage
How will this impact your commute?
The LIRR will maintain train service at Hicksville throughout the project. However, some schedule changes may be necessary at times to accommodate construction. In addition, track and platform assignments for departing and arriving trains will change as the work progresses. Customers are advised to listen for announcements.
Weekday commuter parking availability will not be adversely affected. On weeknights and weekends, there will be fewer parking spaces in order to accommodate the staging of construction materials/equipment.
Allow Extra Travel Time & Listen for Announcements
While the work is underway, Hicksville customers should allow extra travel time to access the active portion of the platform when boarding trains. Announcements will be made directing customers to the proper platform and track for boarding trains during each phase of this project.
Being a Good Neighbor is Important to the LIRR
We want to complete this project with the least amount of inconvenience to customers, residents and businesses in the surrounding community. We will provide updates about the project as each phase of work is completed. We appreciate the patience and understanding of our customers and community residents as we move forward with this important project.
Questions or concerns? Visit mta.info/lirr and click on FAQs/Contact Us to send us an e-mail or call us at 511 or 718-217-LIRR (718-217-5477). Say “representative” to speak with an LIRR employee.
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