PA1 Construction Notices

PA1 Construction Notices

Project Area 1 (PA1) is concentrated in Manhattan's Lower East Side (LES) between Montgomery St. and East 15th St., including the East River Park. View upcoming East Side Coastal Resiliency (ESCR)-related travel advisories, construction bulletins and notices for the most up-to-date information on closures, detours, and restrictions for Project Area 1 (PA1). Please note, due to unforeseen conditions (weather, field conditions, etc.) it may become necessary to change some scheduled work locations and operations.

PA1 Weekly Construction Bulletin

PA1 Construction Bulletin - Week of July 12, 2024
Anticipated work schedule for 07/12/2024 to 07/27/2024

Active PA1 Community Advisories

Daytime Road & Sidewalk Closure: E. 10th St. at FDR Drive Service Rd. | Spanish | Chinese
Restarting Monday, July 15, 2024, ongoing for 6 months from 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Microtunneling work will require the full closure of East 10th Street at the FDR Service Road. During work hours the road and south sidewalk will be closed. Access will be restored at the end of each work day. This operation will also limit street parking on East 10th Street between FDR Drive and Avenue D. Please follow all signage and flaggers on-site to ensure safety.

Overnight Partial Closure of FDR Drive South Service Road and Sidewalk at Delancey Street | Spanish | Chinese
Saturday, July 20th, 2024, 10 PM until 7AM
The FDR Drive South Service Road and sidewalk at Delancey Street, south to Grand Street will require an overnight closure for Delancey Street Pedestrian Bridge construction activities. Noise and air quality monitors are in place. Please follow detour and all signage on-site to ensure safety.

Microtunneling Activities Continue in E. 10th Street Shared Use Path Area of East River Park | Spanish | Chinese
Starting Friday, March 1st, 2024. Ongoing until further notice.
The Shared Use Path work zone has been extended within East River Park north to the E. 10th St. Bridge to accommodate current microtunneling operations, which will facilitate the placement of a 42” inch sewer line underneath the FDR Drive. Pedestrian access will be maintained. Follow directional signage. Noise and air monitors are in place.

Floodwall Operations Resume at Montgomery Street and South Street | Spanish | Chinese
Beginning June 1st, 2024, Ongoing for about six months
Floodwall operations will resume at Montgomery Street and South Street and will extend towards Water Street. This operation will necessitate a sidewalk closure along Montgomery St, between Water Street and South Street and a partial sidewalk closure on South Street at the corner of Montgomery St. (Building access will remain on South St.) Vehicle lane width reductions will occur on South St. and Montgomery Street. Please follow all signs and directions placed on-site to ensure safety.

Passive Lawn Closure | Spanish | Chinese
March 11, 2024, ongoing until further notice
The East River Park Passive Lawn will require a full closure to facilitate the assembly and installation of the new Delancey Street Bridge. Noise and air monitors will be in place. Access to the Corlears Hook Ferry and Pier 42 will not be affected.

Work Begins in East River Park Ballfields 3, 4, and 5 | Spanish | Chinese
Starting the week of December 18, 2023, ongoing until further notice
Mobilization and preparatory work will begin for the closure of Ballfields 3, 4, and 5 to facilitate deep sewer and esplanade work as part of the transition into Phase 2. The E. Houston St. park entrance will remain open. Please follow onsite signage. Noise and air monitors are in place.

New Access Pattern for E. Houston St. Overpass | Spanish | Chinese
Starting Friday, October 13, 2023
Construction activities will necessitate the closure of the E. Houston Street Overpass north ramp and shift pedestrian access to the FDR Drive E. Houston Street on-ramp.

  • Park amenities will not be impacted.
  • One lane of on-ramp traffic will be maintained.
  • Pedestrian and vehicles should follow all posted signs and striping.

Security booth and pedestrian crosswalk into park will be shifted north.

FDR Drive Northbound Montgomery Street On-Ramp Shift and Ramp Closure | Spanish | Chinese
Starting Friday, September 22, 2023, Ongoing until further notice
Construction activities will necessitate the shift of the FDR Drive northbound Montgomery Street on-ramp onto the East River Park Greenway. Traffic on the FDR Drive will be maintained.
Vehicles should follow all posted signs and striping.

E. Houston St. with FDR Dr. Exit 5 NB Ramp Lane Closure | Spanish | Chinese
Starting June 16th, 2023, ongoing until further notice. Working Hours: 10:00pm – 6:00am
For driver and vehicle safety, construction activities will necessitate one lane closure of the FDR Drive Exit 5 northbound exit ramp (Houston Street). One lane of traffic on exit ramp will be maintained at all times. Vehicles should follow posted signs and on-site instruction while closures are in effect. Noise and air monitors will be in place prior to the start of these activities.

Sidewalk Closure at Montgomery Street under FDR Drive | Spanish | Chinese
Ongoing until further notice
Construction activities will necessitate the closure of the sidewalk at Montgomery Street under FDR Drive (north side). This change will be in place 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. Traffic will be maintained and pedestrian detour is in effect. Please follow all signs and directions placed on-site to ensure safety.

No Curbside Parking: Cherry St. between FDR Dr. and Jackson St. | Spanish | Chinese
September 1, 2022, until further notice
Please be advised that no curbside parking restrictions will be in effect due to construction at Corlears Hook Park. "No Parking" signs will be posted by the contractor throughout the affected area. To avoid possible towing of your vehicle, please make note of the signs posted. Emergency vehicles and pedestrian access will be maintained at all time.

Corlears Hook Temporary Bridge and New Access | Spanish | Chinese
Week of June 6th, 2022
Corlears Hook temporary pedestrian bridge to open the week of June 6th, 2022, providing access to Corlears Hook Ferry landing and passive lawn. Construction activities will necessitate the closure of the Corlears Hook Park flagpole area and Corlears Hook Bridge. To access open park areas use entrances at Jackson Street and west entrances on Cherry Street. Please follow all on-site signage while closures are in effect to ensure safety. Noise and air monitors are in place.

Closure of Delancey Street Bridge & Park Areas South of Stanton Street | Spanish | Chinese
Starting on December 6, 2021
For public access to ferry use Corlears Hook Bridge. To access open park areas use entrances at E Houston Street, 6th Street Bridge, or 10th Street Bridge. See bicycle detour advisories. Closures include the amphitheater, southern athletic fields and basketball courts, lawn & water play area, Delancey Street Bridge, Brian Watkins Tennis Center, and dance circle. Please follow all signage while closures are in effect to ensure safety.

East River Greenway Closure Between Montgomery Street & E 10th Street | Spanish | Chinese
Starting on December 6, 2021
Construction operations in East River Park will require the following bicycle detour, 24 hours/7 days. To access ferry use Corlears Hook Bridge. To access open park areas use entrances at E Houston Street, 6th Street Bridge, or 10th Street Bridge.

Work begins in ESCR Project Area 1 | Spanish | Chinese
Starting the week of November 1, 2021
Phased work operations are scheduled to begin at East River Park. Closures within the Park and pedestrian detours will take place to accommodate equipment transport and construction fencing. Advisories and Bulletins will be posted here as developed. For vehicle and pedestrian safety, follow all signage while detours are in effect.


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