Long Island Expressway repaving almost complete

Long Island Expressway repaving almost complete

The $80.1 million project to resurface a large part of the Long Island Expressway has reached its final stretch and is on track to be completed before the end of the month, according to the state Department of Transportation.

The repaving from Exit 64 for Route 112 and the Nassau county border started in April.

The project beginning with the eastbound lanes. That was finished in late August, crews then started paving at Exit 64 and heading west.

The new asphalt is expected to have a 10- to 12-year life span.

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