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East River Park Compost Facility Reconstruction and Wetland Construction

  • Design
    35% complete
  • Procurement
    0% complete
  • Construction
    0% complete

This project will reconstruct the existing compost facility and construct a new wetland, which will function as an outdoor classroom for education programs run by Lower East Side Ecology Center.

Project Update: The schematic design for this project has been approved. Parks is now developing construction documents for this project and applying for necessary permits.

Project Timeline

Design

Start Date: July 2015
Projected Completion Date: November 2017

Procurement

The average time for procurement is 9 months. The procurement timeline for this specific contract will be established at the conclusion of the design phase.

Construction

The average time for construction is 12-18 months. The construction timeline for this specific contract will be established at the conclusion of the procurement phase.

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Funding

Total Funding: Between $1 million and $3 million
Funding Sources:
  • Mayoral
  • Borough President
  • City Council

Location

John V. Lindsay East River Park, Manhattan
Between Pier 42 and the East River Amphitheater

 

Project Staff

Project Liaison: Steve Simon
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Last updated: 11/20/2017

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