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Published on : Thursday, May 26, 2016
With the newly constructed Colonial Road Bridge now open to vehicular traffic, MTA Long Island Rail Road is preparing for the next phase of the Colonial Road Improvement Project: the installation of a new drainage system at track level that will eliminate a flooding problem that often hampers train service.
To allow for site preparation, service on the Port Washington Branch will be reduced from half-hourly to hourly in both directions for 12 hours on Saturday, June 4, beginning 6 a.m. and ending at 6 p.m. During that same period, buses and vans will replace trains in the single track area between Port Washington and Great Neck stations.
Customers boarding at stations Port Washington through Manhasset will board buses or vans up to 25 minutes earlier than normal for travel to Great Neck where train service resume.
Customers will traveling to Manhasset, Plandome and Port Washington will travel by train to as Great Neck and board buses or vans to their final destinations arriving up to 25 minutes later than normal.