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Bronx Park Anadromous Fish Passage Reconstruction

  • Design
    100% complete
  • Procurement
    100% complete
  • Construction
    100% complete

This project will install a specially-built passage to help fish swim upstream. The passage will establish a sustainable herring population on the river by providing access to freshwater spawning habitat. The project will also include a canoe portage, reconstruction of parts of the dam, fencing, a new picnic area and restoration of the surrounding ecosystem.

Project Timeline

Design

Start Date: April 2011
Projected Completion Date: April 2012
Completion Date: May 2012

Procurement

Start Date: May 2012
Projected Completion Date: January 2013
Completion Date: January 2013

Construction

Start Date: April 2013
Projected Completion Date: December 2014
Completion Date: December 2014

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Funding

Total Funding: $1,500,000
Funding Sources:
  • Mayoral
  • Borough President
  • State
  • Private

Location

Bronx Park, Bronx
The Bronx River at East 182nd Street in Bronx Park, the Bronx

 

Project Staff

Project Liaison: Michelle Martell
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Last updated: 11/20/2017

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