Photo by ©Mitch Waxman

Photo by ©Mitch Waxman

 

It’s done! The Port Authority and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have announced that the harbor deepening project that began back in 2004, is finally done.

Photo by ©Mitch Waxman

Photo by ©Mitch Waxman

 

The $2.1 billion endeavor even came in under budget according to authorities, as reported by The Jersey Journal.

Photo by ©Mitch Waxman

Photo by ©Mitch Waxman

 

The Jersey JournalThe Main Navigation Channel Deepening Program, which began construction in 2004, will allow larger ships to access the Port’s container terminals, including Port Newark, GCT Bayonne and the Howland Hook Marine Terminal.

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“This $2.1 billion project was executed in a manner that allowed for over $800 million in savings and all the dredge material was used beneficially to enhance the environment,” he said. [Col. David Caldwell, the Army Corps’ New York District Commander]

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Funded by the Army Corps and the Port Authority, the project deepened the Ambrose Channel; the Anchorage Channel; the Port Channel; the Kill Van Kull; the main Newark Bay Channel to Port Elizabeth and Port Newark; Port Elizabeth and South Elizabeth tributary channels; and the Arthur Kill Channel. Read more from The Jersey Journal here…

posted by Mai Armstrong for the Working Harbor Committee

 

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Glenwood Power Plant. Photo by Beyond My Ken (CC 4.0)

Glenwood Power Plant. Photo by Beyond My Ken (CC 4.0)

 

Here’s something new: A local developer has revealed designs for a “floating restaurant” on the Upper Hudson. However, this floating restaurant would not be bobbing in the waters of the mighty river, this structure would be suspended in the air by wires, creating a “floating restaurant in the sky”.

Rendering courtesy of BigFoot Developers.

Rendering courtesy of BigFoot Developers.

 

The proposed glass cube structure would hang from tension wires, suspended between the smokestacks of the historic and long shuttered Glenwood Power Plant overlooking the Hudson River.

 

 

ArchDailyNew-York-based Big Foot Developers have unveiled the designs for The Floating Restaurant, a glass cube restaurant that will hang between two smokestacks at the historic Glenwood power plant over the Hudson River in the Yonkers neighborhood of New York City. Read more from ArchDaily here…

 

posted by Mai Armstrong for the Working Harbor Committee

 

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