New York City embarks on $41 million reconstruction of Tide Gate Bridge

July 8, 2024
The project will include upgrades and enhancements to the site that will aid in runoff control.

Tom Foley, commissioner of the NYC Department of Design and Construction, discusses the $41 Million reconstruction of the historic Tide Gate Bridge in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in New York. Foley provides an overview of the project, explores the flood control and runoff benefits and discusses the addition of wetlands and native seed mixes to the area.

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Katie Johns, editor-in-chief of Stormwater Solutions, graduated from the University of Missouri in 2016 with a Bachelor of Journalism and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. Johns joined the Stormwater Solutions team in September 2019. Johns also helps plan the annual StormCon conference and co-hosts the Talking Under Water podcast. Prior to entering the B2B industry, she worked as a newspaper reporter and editor in Sarasota, Florida, and a magazine assistant editor in the Chicago suburbs. She can be reached at [email protected].

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