CURRENT PROJECTS

Central Business District Zoning and Master Plan Update

 Status:     Ongoing 

Scope:     Develop and implement master plan and zoning revisions to ensure uses  and development consistent with community goals

Completion:     2018
  

Planning and Design of Revitalization Projects for Gateway Harbor and the  Niagara River

Status:      Ongoing

Scope:     Identify and develop projects to be added to the Local Waterfront  Revitalization Program.  Develop three alternative uses for the area along both  sides of Young Street between Broad and Main.  Plans shall include a mix of  recreational, residential, and commercial uses.  Perform a structural evaluation  on the Spaulding Fibre intake structure.  Based upon results design either a  scenic overlook point utilizing the structure or prepare plans for demolition.

Completion:     2018

Gravity overflow monitoring

 Status:     Ongoing

Scope:     Install flow monitoring equipment at all gravity overflow locations  within the collection system.  Monitor overflow locations weekly and report data  to the NYSDEC on a monthly basis.

Completion:      Continuous monitoring and reporting.   

2017 Sidewalk Replacement Project

 Status:      Substantially Complete

Scope:      Replace damaged sidewalk and ADA Ramps at various locations within the City of  Tonawanda

Completion:      Spring 2018  

 Veterans Park Subdivision

Status:     Ongoing

Scope:     In process of determining future land use and selecting a potential developer.

Completion:     Project on-going. 

Water Treatment Plant Redevelopment

 Status:      Demolition complete

Completion:     Property ready for redevelopment 
 

Soft Armor NYSDEC Demonstration Project

Status: On-going

Scope: Protect the shoreline utilizing various plantings and natural vegetation in lieu of traditional concrete or stone rip rap (hard armor).  Stabilization methods include coconut rolls, erosion control fabric, soil and stone fill, and plantings.

Completion: Spring 2018
 

Niagara River Sheet Pile Repair

Status: Bidding Phase

Scope: The existing sheet pile wall forming the Niagara River boundary along the Riverwalk exhibits signs of wear and damage.  A portion of the sheet pile wall is moving outward, away from the soil it is retaining. The proposed remediation includes the stabilization of approximately 100 linear feet of sheet piles. The plan includes using buried tie-rods attached to the face of the sheet pile using steel wales and anchored to deadman caissons installed behind the sheet pile. 

Completion: Late 2018 
 

Rails to Trails Extension

Status: Design Phase

Scope: Extend existing rails to trails path at State Street to connect to the existing Canalway Trail at Fillmore Ave and East Niagara St.

Completion: Late 2017
 

2018 CDBG Sanitary Sewer Lining

Status: Design Phase

Scope: Rehabilitation of the sanitary sewer on Wheeler Street.  Sewer rehabilitation methods include: cured-in-place sanitary sewer lining and lateral reinstatement; CCTV inspection; root removal; and test and seal sanitary lateral connections.

Completion: Late 2018
 

Phase 6 Sanitary Sewer System Evaluation For Order On Consent Compliance

Status: Construction Phase

Scope: Identify locations in the sanitary sewer collection system found to be defective within the Phase 6 area.  Sewer rehabilitation methods include:  sanitary sewer replacement; Cured-in-Place sanitary sewer lining and lateral connections; CCTV inspection; root removal; and test and seal sanitary lateral connections.  Manhole rehabilitation methods include: manhole replacement at sites of sewer replacement; manhole lining and grouting; manhole chimney rebuilding; manhole bench and trough rebuilding; manhole chimney sealing to prevent inflow and infiltration.  Replacement of approximately 1,000 ft. of sanitary sewer main on Young Street.

Completion: Summer 2018

Ellicott Creek Pump Station Improvements

Status: Construction Phase

Scope: Install a 35 hp submersible pump and 12-inch discharge piping on the eastern side of the Ellicott Creek Road stormwater pump station.  The installation of a duplex submersible pumping system at Isleview and a second submersible pump at Ellicott Creek will provide added pumping capacity and pump redundancy.

Completion: Summer 2018

Phase 7 Sanitary Sewer System Evaluation For Order On Consent Compliance

Status: Construction Phase   

Scope: Identify locations in the sanitary sewer collection system found to be defective within the Phase 7 area.  Sewer rehabilitation methods include:  sanitary sewer replacement; Cured-in-Place sanitary sewer lining and lateral connections; CCTV inspection; root removal; and test and seal sanitary lateral connections.  Manhole rehabilitation methods include: manhole replacement at sites of sewer replacement; manhole lining and grouting; manhole chimney rebuilding; manhole bench and trough rebuilding; manhole chimney sealing to prevent inflow and infiltration.

Completion: Late 2018
 

Phase 8 Sanitary Sewer System Evaluation For Order On Consent Compliance

Status: Design Phase

Scope: Identify locations in the sanitary sewer collection system found to be defective within the Phase 8 area.  Sewer rehabilitation methods include:  sanitary sewer replacement; Cured-in-Place sanitary sewer lining and lateral connections; CCTV inspection; root removal; and test and seal sanitary lateral connections.  Manhole rehabilitation methods include: manhole replacement at sites of sewer replacement; manhole lining and grouting; manhole chimney rebuilding; manhole bench and trough rebuilding; manhole chimney sealing to prevent inflow and infiltration.

Completion: Late 2019
 

Phase 9 Sanitary Sewer System Evaluation For Order On Consent Compliance

Status: Investigation Phase

Scope: Identify locations in the sanitary sewer collection system found to be defective within the Phase 7 area.  Sewer rehabilitation methods include:  sanitary sewer replacement; Cured-in-Place sanitary sewer lining and lateral connections; CCTV inspection; root removal; and test and seal sanitary lateral connections.  Manhole rehabilitation methods include: manhole replacement at sites of sewer replacement; manhole lining and grouting; manhole chimney rebuilding; manhole bench and trough rebuilding; manhole chimney sealing to prevent inflow and infiltration.

Completion: Late 2020 

Isleview Pump Station Improvements

Status: Design Phase

Scope: Replace existing air compressor and pressurized tank with a duplex submersible pumping system, piping and valves inside the concrete chamber at the Isleview sanitary pump station. 

Completion: TBD


Fletcher Street Bridge Rehabilitation

Status: Preparing Grant Application

Scope: Project development and submission of grant application for replacement/rehabilitation of the structure that carries Fletcher Street over Two Mile Creek under BridgeNY program.   

Completion: TBD


Waterfront Dock Expansion

Status: Preliminary Design

Scope: Design and construct docking facilities at multiple sites along the Niagara River and Ellicott Creek. Dock facilities will be located at Young Street along Ellicott Creek and along the Niagara River in Niawanda Park and behind the Tonawanda City Police Department. 

Completion: TBD


Niagara Street Corridor Study

Status: Preliminary Study Phase

Scope:  Conduct a feasibility study for the reconfiguration of the Niagara Street Corridor through Empire State Development (ESD). The study includes looking at multiple configurations of Niagara Street from the Two Mile Creek to the Main Street area in an effort to address structural concerns, alleviate bicycle/pedestrian congestion along the waterfront by introducing a new bike lane, better connect the neighborhoods south of Niagara Street with Niawanda Park and the river, and to promote connection between Niawanda Park and the downtown commercial district.  The scope of services includes topographic survey, traffic analysis, review of configuration, walkability, bicycle access, utility study, boardwalk review in the vicinity of Mississippi Mudds and Old Man River, slope stability study, public meetings and community outreach. 

Completion: TBD