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Freshkills South Park Construction

  • Design
    5% complete 
  • Procurement
  • Construction

This project will construct multipurpose athletic fields and an adjacent comfort station; construct a playground and parking lot with associated landscaping and stormwater management; create a multi-use pedestrian path system; restore important ecological assets including woodlands and wetlands; and provide new site amenities including benches, signage, fencing and lighting.

Project Update: A meeting was held with stakeholders to determine the scope of work for the project. Parks is now developing the design for the site.

Project Timeline


Start Date: November 2016
Projected Completion Date:December 2019


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


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

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Total Funding: Greater than $10 million
Funding Source:Mayor


Freshkills Park, Staten Island
Bounded by the West Shore Expressway, Arden Avenue and Arthur Kill road, in the South Park section of Freshkills Park


Project Staff

Project Liaison: Charles Fall
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Last updated: 04/24/2017

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