Water Street Reconstruction Update (Mar/Apr 2010)

Water Street construction

The NYC Department of Design + Construction sent us the following March/April 2010 update on the reconstruction of Water Street between Adams Street to Old Fulton Street and Washington Street from York Street to Plymouth Street. Per the newsletter (PDF download 746kb):

Work In Progress: March – April, 2010

  • Excavation and installation of 36″ trunk main from Doughty Street and Furman Street across Old Fulton Street and into Water Street proceeding in an eastward direction.
  • Installation of new 12″ distribution water main on Water Street between Main Street and Washington Street.

Removal of:

  • Cobble stones within the project limits. (Note: These stones are being safely stored for re-installment in the future.)

Looking Ahead For 2010:

  • Continue installation of the 18″ combined sewer along Water Street to Main Street
  • Continue excavation and installation of the 36″ trunk water main from Doughty Street and Furman Street to Water Street and Main Street.

There are many slated improvements to help preserve the character of the neighborhood

  • Resetting the old trolley tracks on Water Street at Adam Street
  • Installation of new granite curbs
  • Installation of new pigmented sidewalks
  • Installation of some new street lights
  • Restoration of cobble stone roadways
  • Planting of 25 new trees within project limits

Community Construction Liaison (CCL): The DDC has assigned Paul Kidder of HAKS as the Community Construction Liaison. Please contact Mr. Kidder for all project
related inquiries/concerns or to be added to the e-mail distribution list at:
Phone: (718) 643-2536
E-mail: waterstreetccl@gmail.com
Field Office Address: 10 Jay Street, Suite 714 Brooklyn NY 11201

{Water/Washington St Reconstruction Project Update, 03Dec2009}
{Belgian Block Reconstruction to Begin, 04May2009}