January - February 2014

The NYCDDC E.Houston Street Reconstruction Project Continues
FDR- Bowery
The New York City Department of Design and Construction (NYCDDC) is managing a capital construction project (HWMP2019) along East Houston Street between Bowery and the FDR Drive. The DDC is reconstructing/replacing combined sewers, trunk main, water mains, catch basins, fire hydrants, sidewalks, trees, as well as, a ‘Green Street’ park area. This project is anticipated to be completed by, mid-year, 2015.

Project # HWMP – 2019

WORK SCHEDULE: January / February 2014
1.Contractor to Excavate and install a 36” Valve and chamber on East Houston Street at Essex Street. 2.Installation of 20” Distribution water main South of East Houston Street between Allen Street and Chrystie Street. 3.Weekend work on going at the Bowery and East Houston Street 4.Avenue D/2nd Street GreenStreet park area ready for the new pavers, benches, trees, ground cover and shrub plantings

GreenStreet Park under construction
The DDC has assigned Paul Kidder of HAKS Engineers as the Community Construction Liaison (CCL) for this project. Please contact Paul Kidder for any project related inquiries/concerns you may have: Email: Phone: 212–387-0983 Fax: 212-387-0984 Field Office Address: 121 Ludlow Street 3rd Floor NY, NY 10002

Construction Newsletters for this project are distributed regularly within the project area and to Community Board #2 & #3 – Manhattan.

E. Houston Street between Norfolk Street and the FDR 1.Installation of new pigmented sidewalks and granite curb with traffic calming curb extension. 2.Roadway restoration, paving & striping. 3.New pedestrian safety refuge area 4.Planting of approximately 300 shrubs in the medians from the FDR to Avenue D 5.Approximately 48 trees have been planted in the sidewalk areas and in the medians

E. Houston /Columbia St. ready for Spring Planting

Bill de Blasio Mayor David J. Burney, FAI Commissioner

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