Newtown Creek Nature Walk Phase III

Newtown Creek Nature Walk Phase III

New York City Department of Design & Construction

Quennell Rothschild & Partners

Key Features
Waterfront property with containing soils to be remediated and repurposed to a waterfront promenade.

Project Conditions
Active site adjacent to Newtown Creek Sewage Plant, and NYC Sanitation Facility, traffic control dust mitigation, and continued air monitoring was critical.

Project consisted of extending Newtown Creek Nature Walk, will double the length of the waterfront promenade with a Pathway over Whale Creek (a tributary) and a sitting area designed by artist and environmental sculptor George Trakas. The project, announced by the city’s Department of Environmental Protection, Department of Design and Construction and Department of Cultural Affairs, will link the existing natural area on the west side of Whale Creek to a new land-based extension on the east side of the creek, which will connect to Kingsland Avenue. Visitors will be able to access the waterway — a 3.5-mile from either side of the adjacent 52-acre Wastewater Treatment Plant. Project included Single Prime PLA Earthwork, Removal of Contaminated Soils, Piles, Concrete, Retaining Wall/ Sound Barrier, Stone Work, Hardscape, Stainless Shade Structures, Railings, and Ornamental Fencing, Irrigation System, Landscaping, Asphalt Paving, Site Plumbing, Electrical, Custom Exterior Lighting