DOT Public Design Workshop for Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway

DOT will be hosting its third public input session for the DUMBO and Vinegar Hill reconstruction project to accommodate the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway. At previous public input sessions, neighborhood residents brought up concerns about reconstruction of Belgian block roadways to accommodate bicyclists. At this meeting, DOT will present revised concepts for further public input on cobble reconstruction and the design of the Pearl Street Triangle Plaza.

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