LIRR to Install New Grade Crossing in Brentwood

November 6th, 2017 – During the weekend of November 10, The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) will be installing a new grade crossing at Islip Avenue in Brentwood. This work is being performed as part of the LIRR Double Track Project which will improve service and reliability on the LIRR’s Ronkonkoma Branch and spur economic activity. It will reduce delays and enable more off-peak service in both directions.

Grade Crossing Renewal – Islip Avenue, Brentwood

  • The LIRR will install a new concrete grade crossing at Islip Avenue in Brentwood along LIRR’s Main Line.
  • Work at the grade crossing will take place from Friday, November 10, 11:59 PM through Sunday, November 12, 11:59 PM and run continuously through the night.
  • Service will run on normal weekend schedule.
  • The road will be fully closed while the crossing is installed.
  • Temporary pavement will be installed at the grade crossing before the road is reopened to traffic. 


Detour Information

  • Southbound: Proceed south on Islip Avenue to Suffolk Avenue, make a left and proceed east to Peters Boulevard. Make a right and proceed south to Brightside Avenue. Make a right and proceed west to Islip Avenue.
  • Northbound: Proceed north on Islip Avenue to Brightside Avenue, make a right and proceed east to Peters Boulevard, make a left and proceed north to Suffolk Avenue. Make a left and proceed west to Islip Avenue (Joshua’s Path).

 

 

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