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LIRR's $2.5 billion third lane opens after six decades of debating, planning and building

LIRR’s $2.5 billion third lane opens after six decades of debating, planning and building

The nearly 10-mile third track of the Long Island Rail Road through Nassau County is complete, officials said Monday morning. The $2.5 billion effort had been considered and debated by Long Island planners for more than six decades before construction began in 2019. “It’s the completion of a long, long journey,” Governor Kathy Hochul announced …

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