Access and Activation Project

Today Mar 21, 2019

The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp needs your input!

The second open house for the Outer Harbor Access and Activation Project was held on Monday November 19. ECHDC presented 3 options each for First Buffalo River Marina, Wilkeson Pointe to the Bell Slip, and Terminal B. Attendees had an opportunity to comment on the options, provide feedback, and respond to a survey. An online public survey was also conducted and closed on December 23, 2018. 

Please review the final report for the second qualitative public survey below or download here:


A photo gallery of the Boards and Public Comments from the November 19 meeting is available below.

Please click on any image to enlarge:


Welcome Station


Existing Conditions Map
Comprehensive Option A
Comprehensive Option B
Comprehensive Option C


First Buffalo River Marina



Wilkeson Pointe to Bell Slip 



Terminal B




The first of three public meetings took place Wednesday July 11 where the public was invited to respond to a survey and provide feedback that informed the results that were then presented at the November 19 Open House. Please view a summary of the July 11 meeting and survey results here.


A final public meeting is planned for Spring 2019 where ECHDC will present the preferred alternative and implementation projects.