Power Authority to Repair
Popular Fishing Pier
May 10, 2004
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LEWISTON – The popular fishing pier near the
base of the New York Power Authority’s Robert Moses Niagara Power Plant
will be closed temporarily beginning Friday, May 14, to allow for
Workers will disassemble portions of the concrete
and galvanized steel platform to rehabilitate the 15-year old structure.
The project is expected to be completed within the next two months.
The free, handicapped-accessible fishing facility
has played host to thousands of local anglers since its opening.
While the fishing pier renovations are in
progress, shoreline access upstream of the pier will be unaffected and
will remain open dawn to dusk.