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ENB - Region 1 Notices 8/31/2016

Negative Declaration

Nassau County - The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYS OPRHP), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Jones Beach State Park Shared Use Path will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. NYS OPRHP will create a shared-use path in Jones Beach State Park to connect the current terminus of the Ocean Parkway Coastal Greenway Shared-Use Path with the rest of the park to the west. The proposed path will provide transportation and recreational opportunities to bicyclists and pedestrians. A new paved surface and guiderail will be constructed next to Bay Drive between the West End 2 parking field and Field 1 and utilize the existing boardwalk to connect to the East Bathhouse. Minor improvements associated with this project include resurfacing portions of pavement in existing parking areas, modification to the curb and upgrading drainage, traffic signs and striping. The project is located in the Jones Beach State Park, Ocean Parkway in the Town of Hempstead, New York.

Contact: Nicole Garofolo, NYS OPRHP - Long Island Regional Headquarters, P.O. Box 247, Babylon, NY 11702, Phone: (631) 321-3548, E-mail:

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