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


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


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


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

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Total Funding: $1,628,000
Funding Sources:
  • Mayoral
  • Borough President
  • State
  • Private


Bronx Park , Bronx
Bronx River at East 182nd Street


Project Staff

Project Liaison: Michelle Martell
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Last updated: 06/20/2021

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