Tag: department-of-design-and-construction

City backtracks on key commitments for new 15-story, 1,040-bed Boerum Hill jail, locals say

exterior of boerum hill jail

Oct. 19, 2023 By Anna Bradley-Smith City agencies behind the design of the new 15-story, 1,040-bed Brooklyn Borough Jail in Boerum Hill have reneged on commitments made to the community during the land use review process, compromising the jail’s ability to integrate safely into the neighborhood, locals said at a community board meeting Wednesday night….
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New and improved Canarsie bike lane includes ‘tremendous safety upgrade for bicyclists’: DOT

Aug. 30, 2023 By Ximena Del Cerro A new bike lane near Canarsie Pier which connects Canarsie to the Jamaica Bay Greenway, Gateway National Recreation Area, and the Rockaways is ready to roll. The $1.9 million project to build the new section of a raised, eight-foot-wide, two-way bike lanes on Shore Parkway was completed one year ahead of schedule and more than $1.45 million under budget. The project was managed by the city’s Department of Transportation and Department of Design and Construction, and funded by DOT and the state’s Office of Resilient Homes and Communities. Work began back in June…
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