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    In 2016, we completed major civic projects in every borough across New York City. Each project addresses issues important for all New Yorkers: safety, transportation, health and education. Before we step into 2017, here are eight projects we’re proud to deliver over the past year.

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    One of New York’s most beloved pieces of public art returned to its long-time home in Astor Square today following an almost two-year restoration. The Alamo, one of the most prominent features of the square since 1967, was removed November 25, 2014 as part of a $17.2 million project to rebuild the area with better pedestrian access and improved public safety.
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    Design and Construction Excellence 2.0 (DCE 2.0) is a program that reaffirms and extends our commitment to delivering innovative public buildings and infrastructure of the highest quality. Partnerships with creative design and construction professionals enables DDC to strengthen thriving neighborhoods, bolster economic growth and create jobs. 
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    DDC is celebrating twenty years of building a strong, sustainable New York City. Begun in 1996 as a way for the City to efficiently manage the design and construction of most public buildings and infrastructure, our agency has grown into a worldwide leader in design and construction management. It’s a milestone we are privileged to achieve, and we look forward to more years of service.
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  • Active infrastructure projects

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