Akron Falls Park Capital Improvements

Akron Falls Park

2012 - 2017 Capital Improvements:

 

Project Name

Problem/Issue

Type of Work Completed

      Cost to Complete

 

Valley Bridge Replacement

Poor condition, low bridge rating and weight limit reductions.

Replaced with an entirely brand new bridge structure.

$653,371.00

Walkway to Falls Repairs

Unsafe and conditions from parking lot to Falls needed to be addressed.

Missing railings installed, walkway surface patched and replaced.

$9,339.00

Shelter #1 Roof

Condition of roof was terrible (holes) and lots of wood decking rotted underneath.

New roof, and replaced all rotted wood decking.

$17,674.00

Parkview Comfort Station Roof

Roof was in poor shape and leaking in areas.

Replaced Roof and related carpentry.

$10,442.00

Parking Lot and Roadway Improvements

Drainage Inlets need replaced and lots/roads that need repairs.

Four (4) DI’s replaced, Parkview CS Parking Lot, Road to shelter #3 and east driveway to Cummins Lodge.

$29,314.00

Dam Sedimentation Study

Dam and lake have become silted in and lower outlets on dam inoperable.

Consultant studying potential issues, potential remedies and costs associated with to include in 2016 Capital Budget.

$71,618.00

Waterfall access/safety related issue

Visitors being able to access top of water-falls and related safety concerns.

Vendor provided adequate fencing to match other

restricted areas so as to limit access form the public.

$4,300.00

Shelters 10, 11, 14, and 15 Improvements

Roof and concrete pad were in overall poor condition.

Both the roof and concrete pad were completely replaced.

$128,279.00

Shelter 5 and 12 Roof, Valley Comfort Station Roof, Brooklyn Street Comfort Station and Gas Shed Roof.

Age and overall poor condition.

Entire roof replaced.

$67,219.00

Cummings Lodge

Chimney was in disrepair, painting needed, window trim in disrepair.

Chimney cap repaired, mortar work pointed up, window skirts added, building exterior painted.

$48, 652.00

Brooklyn Street Bridge Replacement

Poor condition, low bridge rating and weight limit reductions.

Replaced with an entirely brand new bridge structure.

$779,821.00

                                                                                                                                                                            TOTAL: $1,820,029.00

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Phone: (716) 858-8355

Erie County Parks, Recreation & Forestry
Edward A. Rath County Office Building
95 Franklin Street, Rm 1260
Buffalo, New York 14202