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Belgian Block Restoration in Dumbo

Restored historic streets, bike and pedestrian improvements, new water and sewer lines for all!

New York City Department of Design and Construction is rehabilitating Dumbo's beloved but beleaguered Belgian block streets - improving safety, replacing hundred year old water and sewer pipes, updating our sidewalks and bike lanes, adding crosswalks, and completing the transformation of the Pearl Street Triangle and Archway into a permanent public plaza.

Belgian Block Restoration

Dumbo's Streets to be fixed! Read all about the plan to save the Belgian Blocks and improve biking and walking conditions around the neighborhood.

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What’s Happening on your Belgian Block?

8/31/2022 DDC Advises on Full Street Closure

Please be advised that Restrictions to Curbside Parking & Driveway Access will be in effect on / or about Tuesday, September 6, 2022, for approximately 3 months on Front St. from Main St. to Adams St. to accommodate new curb/sidewalk installations.

 Attached is the Community Advisory for more details. Signs will be ported in advance.

8/19/2022 DDC Advises on Full Street Closure

Please be advised that FULL STREET CLOSURE will be in effect beginning Wednesday, August 24, 2022 through Monday, October 24, 2022,  24 hours a day / 7 days a week, to accommodate Final Roadway Restoration on Adams Street between Plymouth Street and Water Street.

Sidewalk access will be maintained at all times. Signs will be posted in advance. 
Attached is the Community Advisories for more details.

9/16/2022 DDC Releases Bi-Weekly Construction Bulletin

Attached is the Bi-Weekly Construction Bulletin for the week ending Friday, September 30, 2022.The attached Bulletin is an anticipated work schedule for the upcoming weeks. However, due to unforeseen field and weather conditions, it may become necessary to change some scheduled work locations, operations and dates.
Parking Restrictions will remain in effect.

Work schedule for 09/19/22 to 09/30/22:
- Adams St. from Plymouth St. to Water St.Belgian Block installation (Including Saturdays)

- Main St. / Front St. intersection: Catch basin / chute connection installation & Roadway excavation / installation
- Front St. from Washington St. to Adams St.: North and South Curb/Sidewalk excavation & installation.

- Front St. from Main St. to Washington St.: North Sidewalk excavation & installation.

- Water St. from Gold St. to Hudson Ave: Storage area mobilization & Con Edison test pit.

Download the full notice of commencement from the Department of Design and Construction here.

Find all archived construction announcements here.

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Blenda Coracao
Tectonic  Engineering
NYCDDC - Community Construction Liaison (CCL)
Project: HWKKP005 Reconstruction of DUMBO / Vinegar Hill Area

Address: 25 Chapel Street, 7th Floor
Brooklyn, New York 11201

Office: (718) 362-6097 / Cell: (917)600-7288
CCL Work Hours: 7:00am - 3:30pm