Flushing LIRR station construction to be completed by 2017

The renovation of Flushing’s LIRR station will be complete by the end of 2017, the MTA recently reported.

300px-Flushing_Main_Street The $16.5 million project for the Flushing–Main Street station, located on  Main Street and 41st Avenue, will include the installation of an elevator for  each platform to make the station wheelchair- accessible as well as new  staircases, platform railings, better lighting and  improved safety measures.

“We completed the design work in May and now that the design is done, we  are looking to award the construction contract by the end of 2015,” Aaron  Donovan, an MTA spokesman, said.


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