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# of Projects: 1
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Background informationProject Created: June 3, 2010

Project Name: Repainting Brooklyn Bridge (NYC)
Year in Operation: 1883
Sector: Transportation
Subsector: Roads, Bridge
Status: In Operation
Type: Repositioning of Existing Facility
Description: $500 million facelift for the Brooklyn Bridge, originally designed by John A Roebling, and built between 1870 and 1883. The bridge was last repainted in 1991, and will be sandblasted in enclosed units that travel along the structure, above traffic.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located: Design Bid Build
Is the project still active: Yes
Comments: Sand-blasting and repainting of entire structre, along with some minor improvements to ramps. Very little design content in this project, just ramps. Primarily a sand blasting and painting job.

Project Locations

Address: FDR Drive
City: New York
State: New York
Country: United States of America

Address: Tillary Street
City: Brooklyn
State: New York
Country: United States of America

Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)

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Souces of Project Support (Monetary)

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From Public (Government) Sources to Producers

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Direct Cash Support

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From Public Sponsor of Project - Direct Expenditure of Appropriated Public Funds: Total cost estimated at $500 million. Some (undisclosed) direct cash expenditure by City of New York.

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From Other Public Entities - Direct Grant of Appropriated Public Funds: $30 million from Federal Stimulus Funds. Balance of $500 million from Federal Grants.

Project Delivery & Finance Method

Project Delivery:
All Public Finance. Public Sponsor contracts for initial design, and separately contracts for initial construction. Public Owner operates and maintains the resulting facility.
Construction Manager At Risk Variants: Public Sponsor contracts with Construction Contractor after Design is Complete.

Procurement Approach

Project Component
Based Selection
Request for
Request for
for Bids

Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract

Project Component
Initial Design and Construction
Mandatory Statutory Form
New York City format. 

Project Value (If and As Known)

Date of Estimated Project Value: June 3, 2010
Project Value
Hard Cost
Hard & Soft Costs
$250 Million - 1 Billion US


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