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Project Scope:

The restoration of the Hoboken Ferry Terminal is being implemented as a joint, three phase effort between NJ TRANSIT and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.


Phase I consisted of repairs to the Concourse and North Wall substructure and superstructure. 


Phase II consisted of demolition of Finger Piers, dredging, repairs of columns, copper fascia and lighting on the riverside and the reconstruction of the Clock Tower. 


Phase III consists of repairs to or construction of utilities, raised floor, passenger toilets, ticketing, sprinklers, lighting, security, signage, ferry barges and gangways.  .


Project Cost:

Phase I, approximately $13,000,000.

Phase II, approximately $71,000,000.

Phase III, approximately $35,000,000.



Phase I completed – Fall 2005

Phase II completed – Spring 2008

Phase III anticipated completion – Summer 2011



The Ferry Terminal was constructed in 1907 as part of the larger, historic Lackawanna Railroad Terminal.  Ferry service was discontinued in 1967 and the ferry terminal fell into disrepair.  Ferry service between New York and Hoboken returned to the terminal in 1989, using temporary docking facilities. The restoration will make five of the original six slips serviceable and allow the current operation to move from barges on the south side of the facility to the newly restored Ferry Terminal.