Binney Park Pond Maintenance Dredging About to Begin

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The Town of Greenwich, Department of Public Works, Engineering Division has announced that the Binney Park Pond Maintenance Dredging and Bank Restoration is about to begin. 

This project, to be conducted by the contractor, A. Vitti Excavators, LLC, involves the maintenance dredging to remove accumulated sediment, maintenance of existing flow, sediment dewatering facilities, erosion and sedimentation controls, the Greenwich Department of Public Works said in its release.

The scheme will also include construction of two sediment forebays, bank restoration, restoration of rock toe, maintenance of an existing stone weir, construction of a new stone weir and restoration of existing conditions with additional landscaping.

This project will be completed during the hours of 7 am and 6 pm, Monday through Friday and 9 am to 5 pm on Saturdays. The proposed construction is to begin on Wednesday, July 5th and is estimated to last 6 months, depending on the weather and any unknowns. Final landscaping will be completed in the Spring of 2018.

A staging area and sediment stockpile area will be located within the park and protected by sedimentation and erosion controls and fencing, the Greenwich Department of Public Works said in its release.

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