|Fulton Street October 2009|
It's one of Lower Manhattan busiest streets, and its traffic will continue to grow as major rebuilding projects take shape on and around it. That's why the city launched a full capital reconstruction of Fulton Street in July 2007 including improved utilities, streetscape elements, and open spaces.
The first phase of the project includes curb-to-curb utility work along the "priority commercial corridor" from Church to Gold Street. That work, carried out by Judlau Contracting, has replaced Fulton Street's 150-year-old water main, installed new catch basins for better drainage, and upgraded utilities like electric, gas, and fiber-optic lines.
Streetscape improvements are bringing new sidewalks, granite curbs, lighting, and street "furniture." City planners also are working with Fulton Street building owners to create more unified storefronts/facades on the corridor.
The second phase of work started in mid-2009, and extends the reconstruction east of Gold. Phase 3 was active from June 2010 through late 2012, and rebuilt Nassau and other ancillary streets, as well as installed new streetscape components. Improvements to several open spaces, such as DeLury Square and Titantic Park, also are part of the project in partnership with the Parks and Recreation Deparment.
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