2021 Projects

NYC DOT presents many projects at community board meetings where the public may ask questions and provide feedback. Listed below are the community presentations of NYC DOT projects implemented in 2021. List of Current Projects Projects from other years: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 If you have questions, comments or concerns please contact the NYC DOT Borough Commissioners.

Brooklyn

Lorimer Street at McCarren Park

Pedestrian Mobility and Safety

NYC DOT installed an Enhanced Crossing on Lorimer Street between Driggs Avenue and Bayad Street. This project included new high visibility crosswalk, daylighting and yield to pedestrian signage on Lorimer Street. ADA-compliant pedestrian ramps were constructed at the Enhanced Crossing. As a pilot program, yield to pedestrian signage was installed in the middle of the roadway. This project aimed to improve accessibility and expand the pedestrian network.

Lorimer Street at McCarren Park - What's Happening Here Flyer (pdf)

Park Circle

Pedestrian Mobility and Safety

NYC DOT proposed safety improvements at Park Circle in Brooklyn. The project proposed a reconfiguration of lane markings and updated destination signage. The proposal aimed to alleviate traffic congestion, clarify and organize traffic movements and reduce conflicts between vehicles.

Park Circle - What's Happening Here Flyer (pdf) Park Circle - presented to Brooklyn Community Board 14 in March 2021 (pdf)

Manhattan

Broadway & Nagle Avenue

Capital Projects

NYC DOT proposed concrete sidewalk extensions at the intersection of Broadway with Nagle and Hillside Avenues. This improvement helped to normalize this complex intersection, making crossing distances significantly shorter and easier to navigate for pedestrians. By closing existing slip turn lanes and creating a four corner intersection with right angle turns, movements are clarified and made safer for all users. These improvements took place through the capital process, in collaboration with the Department of Design and Construction.

Broadway & Nagle Avenue Safety Improvements - presented to Manhattan Community Board 12 in November 2013 (pdf)

Columbia Street at Stanton Street

Pedestrian Mobility and Safety

NYC DOT installed an Enhanced Crossing on Columbia Street at Stanton Street. This project included new high visibility crosswalk, daylighting and yield to pedestrian signage on Columbia Street. ADA-complaint pedestrian ramps and painted sidewalk extensions are also included in this project. As a pilot program, yield to pedestrian signage was installed in the middle of the roadway. This project aimed to improve accessibility and expand the pedestrian network.

Columbia Street at Stanton Street - What's Happening Here Flyer (pdf)

Riverside Drive, 116th Street to 135th Street

Pedestrian Mobility and Safety

In response to requests from the community, NYC DOT proposed pedestrian network connections and corridor safety improvements along Riverside Drive between 116th Street and 135th Street. The proposal included new concrete curb extensions, sidewalks, and pedestrian islands, new crosswalks, lane reductions, and speed limit reduction on Riverside Drive to 25 mph. The proposal helps calm traffic, improve pedestrian safety, and improve pedestrian connections between bus stops, the General Grant National Memorial, Riverside Church, Riverside Park and the surrounding neighborhood.

Riverside Drive and West 135th Street - What's Happening Here Flyer (pdf) Riverside Drive, 116th Street to 135th Street - presented to Manhattan Community Board 9 in March 2015 (pdf) Riverside Drive, 116th Street to 135th Street - presented to Manhattan Community Board 9 in January 2015 (pdf)

West 14th Street & Washington Street

Pedestrian Mobility and Safety

In response to community requests, NYC DOT planned to construct granite paver crosswalks and upgrade pedestrian ramps at this intersection. In areas with cobblestone streets, this crosswalk treatment provides a smooth, ADA compliant crossing surface.

West 14th Street & Washington Street - What's Happening Here Flyer (pdf) West 14th Street & Washington Street - presented in February 2015 (pdf)

Queens

188th Street, Horace Harding Expressway to 186th Lane

Pedestrian Mobility and Safety

NYC DOT proposed pedestrian safety improvements to 188th Street including signalizing the traffic circle on 188th Street at 64th Avenue and installing a traffic signal at 186th Lane.

188th Street, Horace Harding Expressway to 186th Lane - presented to Queens Community Board 8 in January 2021 (pdf) 188th Street, Horace Harding Expressway to 69th Avenue - What's Happening Here Flyer (pdf)

Baxter Avenue, Roosevelt Avenue to 82nd Street

Pedestrian Mobility and Safety

NYC DOT proposed pedestrian safety and accessibility improvements on Baxter Avenue between Roosevelt Avenue and 82nd Street. This project proposed a concrete curb extension and turn restrictions from Roosevelt Avenue to Gleane Street, a painted curb extension and crosswalk at Baxter Avenue and 83rd Street, and a STOP sign and crosswalk at Baxter Avenue and 82nd Street. This proposal aimed to provide safer, shorter pedestrian crossings, increase visibility, and clarify traffic movements.

Baxter Avenue, Roosevelt Avenue to 82nd Street - What's Happening Here Flyer (pdf) Baxter Avenue, Roosevelt Avenue to 82nd Street - presented to Queens Community Board 4 in February 2021 (pdf)

Northern Boulevard, Honeywell Street to Broadway

Pedestrian Mobility and Safety

In response to Community and Elected Official requests, NYC DOT proposed pedestrian safety improvement along Northern Boulevard. Improvements included pedestrian refuge islands, new crosswalks, simplified vehicular movements, turn restrictions and signal timing changes. The changes shorten existing crossings, reduce vehicular conflicts, and improve safety.

Northern Blvd, Honeywell St to Broadway Corridor Safety Improvements - presented to Queens Community Board 2 Transportation Committee in April 2016 (pdf) Northern Blvd, Honeywell St to Broadway Corridor Safety Improvements - presented to Queens Community Board 1 Transportation Committee in March 2016 (pdf) Northern Blvd, Honeywell St to Broadway Corridor Safety Improvements - presented to Queens Community Board 1 Transportation Committee in January 2016 (pdf)

Park Lane South

Pedestrian Mobility and Safety

In response to numerous requests from Community Board 9, the Kew Gardens Civic Association, and elected officials, NYC DOT proposed safety improvements in the Kew Gardens and Richmond Hill area of Queens. The project area included 4 intersections along Park Lane South, including Beverly Road, Metropolitan Avenue, 115th Street, and Myrtle Avenue in addition to 2 intersections along Grenfell Street, including Lefferts Boulevard and Onslow Place / 82nd Avenue. The proposal included a new traffic signal to provide access to Forest Park, signal timing changes to enhance pedestrian safety, and concrete elements and markings to calm traffic.

Park Lane South Safety Improvements - presented to Queens Community Board 9 Transportation Committee in March 2017 (pdf) Park Lane South Safety Improvements - presented to Kew Gardens Civic Association in February 2017 (pdf)

Vernon Boulevard/8th Street/Astoria Boulevard/30th Avenue

Pedestrian Mobility and Safety

NYC DOT proposed pedestrian safety improvements for western Astoria on the streets near Two Coves Community Garden. The proposal included reducing crossing distances, adding new crosswalks, expanding sidewalks, and extending curbs at various locations. All materials were proposed to be quick-response materials, utilizing gravel or paint, markings, signage, and flexible delineators. The proposal included converting Main Ave between 8th Street and 30th Avenue to one-way eastbound while reducing Astoria Boulevard between Main Avenue and 8th Street from 2 lanes to 1 lane and installing back-in angled parking. The plan proposed an increase in parking by an approximate net of 7 new parking spaces.

Vernon Blvd/8th St/Astoria Blvd/30th Ave Safety Improvements - presented to Queens Community Board 1 Transportation Committee in February 2018 (pdf)

Westbound Union Turnpike & Austin Street

NYC DOT improved the intersection at westbound Union Turnpike and Austin Street by constructing a pedestrian refuge island, improving pedestrian crossings, reducing conflict points for vulnerable road users, and making the intersection ADA accessible. This project also improved connectivity within the existing NYC Truck Route Network and helped decrease off-route truck activity.

Westbound Union Turnpike & Austin Street - presented to Queens Community Board 6 in April 2021 (pdf)

Staten Island

Sand Lane at Robin Road

Pedestrian Mobility and Safety

NYC DOT installed Enhanced Crossings on Sand Lane at Robin Road. This project included new high visibility crosswalk, daylighting and yield to pedestrian signage on Sand Lane. As a pilot program, yield to pedestrian signage was installed in the middle of the roadway. This project aimed to improve accessibility and expand the pedestrian network.

Sand Lane at Robin Road - What's Happening Here Flyer (pdf)

Citywide