Jackson Street Pier
The improvement project is part of the City’s overall goal to improve waterfront access citywide with the activation and improvement of the City’s waterfront parks. In 2016, the City of Sandusky adopted the Bicentennial Vision Comprehensive Plan. Among many things, the Plan encouraged the embracing of the waterfront environment of downtown.
One of the goals of the Plan was to improve waterfront access citywide with the activation and improvement of the City’s waterfront parks, including Jackson Street Pier. As a result of this Plan, the City developed a strategy to produce a finished project that would embrace the improvements of Jackson Street Pier, along with the adjacent Shoreline Drive. Several meetings were held between Design Consultants, the City, local business owners, and the general public. The result of these meetings was a plan that would enhance the waterfront area without negatively impacting the needs of the residents, visitors, or businesses.
This project will reconstruct Jackson Street Pier from its current use as a parking lot into a park, with green spaces and streetscaping features.
03/21/19 - Jackson Street Pier Update
Work at the pier has consisted of demolishing the existing surface and stabilization of sub grade, as weather has allowed. Activity at the pier has slowed this week as we work with the design team on subbase design for the concrete walkway and dewatering of the utility trenches. All other design work has continued as scheduled.