Grand Street Water Main Project Shifts to Bowery-Essex Streets

Grand Street to be Under Construction for Next 5 Years

It’s a $6 billion undertaking that began in 1970 and won’t be completed for another decade — the largest capital project in New York City history. Now, the construction of Water Tunnel #3 is going to be making its mark on the Lower East Side.  Last night, Community Board 3 got a glimpse of what’s ahead on Grand Street.