Marine News

Coppola Awarded Bid for Dobbs Ferry Project

From left, McLaren's Matt Daniels and Eric Coppola after Coppola Paving was awarded the bid.

SOURCE: The Daily Dobbs Ferry · PUBLISHED: July 28, 2011 · AUTHOR: Redmond Zmudzien

DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. - The Coppola Paving and Landscaping Corporation was awarded the bid for the Dobbs Ferry Waterfront Stabilization Project Wednesday night. Coppola Paving President Eric Coppola was in attendance to answer questions after his company was selected with a bid of $1.378 million.

"This is something that's been in the works for many, many years," said Mayor Hartley Connett.

Ground Breaks on WNYC Transmitter Park

Transmitter Park will include a pier, a water esplanade and a park (courtesy of NYCEDC)

SOURCE: New York Construction · PUBLISHED: November 1, 2010

Ground has broken on a $12 million redevelopment of WNYC Transmitter Park along the East River in Brooklyn. Construction on the project which includes a pier at the end of Kent Street consisting of a concrete platform connected by aluminum bridges, a park, and waterfront esplanade is expected to be completed in early 2012.

Long Branch sets meeting on ferry, pier proposals

SOURCE: · PUBLISHED: October 17, 2010 · AUTHOR: Carol Gorga Williams

LONG BRANCH — Officials have set aside two nights later this month to review designs, cost estimates and engineering specifics for the proposed pier and ferry project, with one night devoted to public comment on the measure.

City Business Administrator Howard H. Woolley Jr. said the City Council likely will not make any final decisions at these meetings, planned for 5 p.m. Oct. 25 and 6 p.m. Oct. 28, because members may need time to consider various options.

Donahue Memorial Park Master Plan Sketches

Donahue Memorial Park at Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York

Since Spring 2010, McLaren Engineering Group (in association with IQ Landscape Architects) has been developing a Waterfront Master Plan for Donahue Memorial Park in the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York. The goals of this Plan are to cultivate ways to better utilize the existing public space; examine the possibility of providing safe public swimming access; improve boating access; upgrade pedestrian connections to the Park from other key points in the Village; and design a safer, realigned roadway relative to the existing CSX railroad crossing.

Long Branch Officials Consider Rebuilding Oceanfront Pier

A conceptual rendering of the proposal Long Branch Ocean Pier.

SOURCE: · PUBLISHED: June 17, 2010 · AUTHOR: Carol Gorga Williams

Long Branch - A 141-foot bow-loading ferry carrying a maximum passenger load of 399 passengers could service a new city pier 350 days a year - the number of days the seas produce waves of eight feet or less - according to the findings of a N.Y. state engineering firm examining the feasibility of rebuilding an oceanfront pier here.