Town of Islip, The Bay Shore Corridor Project: The “Bayway”
Posted on June 12, 2014
Client: Town of Islip
Location: Islip, New York
Project Period: August 2013 - Present
Project Cost: Awarded $1.6 in funding (D&B’s services approximately $3,300 to-date)
D&B was brought on by Level G. Associates to provide transportation program expertise and grant writing services for the Town of Islip in order to develop a transportation connectivity project for the Hamlet of Bay Shore. The “Bayway” project includes pedestrian, bicycle and stormwater infrastructure improvements, aimed at providing residents and visitors of Bay Shore with greater multi-modal accessibility to the Bay Shore Long Island Rail Road Station and the Fire Island Ferry Terminals located at the terminus of Maple Avenue.
D&B sought funding from the Transportation Enhancements Program (TEP) for the Bayway project.
Specific project elements include:
- Establishment of Multi-modal transportation alternatives including
- Bicycle lanes and shared use lanes
- Infrastructure improvements including
- Reconstruction of roadway to facilitate bicycle lanes
- Sidewalk, curb improvements
- Bio-rention basins
- Traffic Calming
- Bumpouts, raised crosswalks and textured pavement applications
- Energy Lighting
- Installation of high efficiency decorative lighting
The Transportation Enhancements Program (TEP) grant application prepared as part of this effort was awarded $1.6 million by the State in early 2014.
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