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On or about October 16, 2023, installation of construction fencing will commence for South Battery Park City Resiliency Project (SBPCR) work taking place in the Battery and Pier A Plaza. This work is expected to continue through Summer of 2025.

The construction fence boundary (shown in red on the map pictured above) will limit public access around the north portion of the Battery from Pier A Plaza extending east along Battery Place, near State Street. The sidewalk (shown in green on the map) will remain open.

The following amenities in the Battery will remain open to the public throughout construction:

– Ferries to the Statue of Liberty
– Castle Clinton
– The Battery Playscape
– SeaGlass Carousel
– Bosque Fountain
– The View Restaurant
– Public Restrooms

In addition:

– The sidewalk and bike lanes along Battery Place will remain open but reduced in width during construction.
– Bowling Green subway station (4/5 lines) at the southwest corner of Battery Pl. and State St. will remain accessible.
– Emergency access to Pier A (shown in purple) will be maintained.

The South Battery Park City Resiliency Project represents one of several projects within the overall Lower
Manhattan Coastal Resiliency (LMCR) initiative. SBPCR is a BPCA capital project implemented in close
coordination with various City agencies, designed to provide flood risk reduction for Battery Park City and Lower Manhattan in response to increasingly frequent and more severe storms. More information about the SBPCR Project can be found at https://bpca.ny.gov//sbpcrp/.

Questions and feedback about SBPCR can be directed to:

Rick Fogarty
Community Construction Liaison
(917) 624-5409

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