Hawkins Point Boat Ramp to
Close for Renovations
315-764-0226 ext. 300
October 21, 2004
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MASSENA—The boat access ramp to the St. Lawrence
River at Hawkins Point will be closed temporarily beginning Monday, Oct.
25, to allow for renovations.
Officials of the New York Power Authority, which is
constructing a new visitors center at the Hawkins Point site, said work
will also be done on a handicapped accessible fishing pier during the
next month. Both the ramp improvements and the handicapped accessible
pier are part of the recreational improvements included in the new
license granted to the Power Authority last year by the Federal Energy
The officials expect the work to last approximately
Construction will also continue on the visitors
center, which is expected to open in time for the 2005 tourism season.