As part of the Reimagine the Canals Initiative by NYPA (New York State Power Authority) and the NYS Canal Corporation, nARCHITECTS is leading an interdisciplinary team to design a new bridge for pedestrians and cyclists that will connect the Empire State Trail across the Erie Canal at Lock 17 to the City of Little Falls, as well as an enhanced Park, including new planting, park amenities and furniture, lighting and signage. Lock 17 is the tallest lock in the Erie Canal lock system.
Client: NYPA (New York Power Authority), NYS Canal Corporation
Location: Little Falls, NY
Status: Construction Documentation
Program: Pedestrian bridge and park.
Design Team: nARCHITECTS (Prime/Design Lead) Eric Bunge, Mimi Hoang | Amanda Morgan | Jason Kim, Adina Bauman, Cole Van der Feldt
Collaborators: Landscape: OLIN | Bridge & Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering and Lighting: wsp | MEP: M/E Engineering | Civil, Environmental, Archaeology & Historic Preservation: Environmental Design and Research | Cost Estimator: Trophy Point | Signage & Wayfinding: nARCHITECTS, OLIN