Infrastructure

A newly completed roadway on the Bruckner Expressway - Courtesy of Skanska

Phase One of $460M Hunts Point Interstate Improvement Project Now Complete in the South Bronx

Skanska and its joint venture partner ECCO III Enterprises have completed the first phase of a $460 million interstate improvement project in the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx. Key project elements include the replacement of four bridges that connect Bruckner Expressway and Bruckner Boulevard over Amtrak and CSX rail lines, improved pedestrian access, and a new community park.

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Aerial view of the Hunts Point Terminal Market (via Google Maps)

Final Phase of $1.7B Hunts Point Access Improvement Project Kicks Off in the South Bronx

New York governor Kathy Hochul has announced the third and final phase of the $1.7 billion Hunts Point Access Improvement Project is now underway in the South Bronx. Launched in 2019, the goal of the project is to provide improved access between the Hunts Point Peninsula and the Sheridan and Bruckner Expressways for automobiles and trucks traveling to and from wholesale commercial businesses located on the peninsula. The project will also address infrastructure deficiencies in the area.

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Rendering of the new town square in Riverhead, Long Island

New York State Awards $20M to Support Community Projects in Riverhead and Amityville, Long Island

Riverhead and Amityville, a pair of small towns in Suffolk County, Long Island, are the latest recipients of a $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) award from New York State agencies. The initiative is described as an economic development program and is backed by the Department of State, Empire State Development, the New York State Homes and Community Renewal, and NYSERDA.

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A completed battery storage facility in the Bronx - NineDot Energy

NineDot Energy Secures $85 Million Loan for 11 Renewable Community Energy Projects

NineDot Energy, one of the leading developers of community-accessible clean energy projects in the New York City region, has secured an $85 million loan for 11 new projects in The Bronx, Staten Island, Queens, and Long Island. The funding supports the completion of battery storage facilities that will provide sources of redundant, clean energy to existing grid infrastructure during peak demand, which helps avoid costly outages and unexpected service interruptions.

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