Williamsburg, the Edge

Shoreline at Williamsburg Development
Project Overview: 
For this waterfront development project along the East River at the Northside Williamsburg site between N5th Street and N10th Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, McLaren was retained to provide full marine, site/civil, and structural engineering services.
McLaren's Role: 
McLaren provided the above and underwater inspection of piers and bulkheads; developed and implemented a geotechnical program to evaluate soil conditions; carried out a site/civil inspection, which included a site inventory concerning utilities; performed feasibility studies for water-related activities (i.e. fishing piers, water taxi landings, ferry terminals, waterfront esplanade); and provided waterfront permitting services. In addition, McLaren performed the detailed design for maintenance repairs to the seawall and shoreline stabilization, created construction documents, provided cost estimates and construction support, including bid assistance. McLaren assisted the client in developing the property for residential uses, with the goal of maximizing the number of residential units that face the Manhattan skyline. McLaren was involved with future design and construction management.
Service: 
Underwater Inspection
Service: 
Marine Engineering
Service: 
Site/Civil and Geotechnical Engineering
Service: 
Permitting
Service: 
Cost Estimating
Service: 
Construction Inspection/Administration
Location: 
Brooklyn, New York
Client: 
Douglaston Development
Project Type: 
Shoreline Stabilization/Design
Role: 
Prime
Contract Period: 
2003-2010
Construction Cost: 
N/A
Image: 
Williamsburg Edge 2.jpg

Location
Brooklyn, New York

Client
Douglaston Development

Our Role
Prime
Project Type
Shoreline Stabilization/Design

Contract Period
2003-2010

Construction Cost
N/A
Services
Underwater Inspection
Marine Engineering
Site/Civil and Geotechnical Engineering
Permitting
Cost Estimating
Construction Inspection/Administration