Capital Improvement Projects

Renovation of the Statue of Liberty Main Mall, Lawn and Secondary Screening Facility

As you walk around Liberty Island you will notice a great deal of construction activity. All this work has been carefully planned to enrich the experience of visitors, to make the island more attractive, eliminate safety hazards, and provide a more efficient and comfortable visitor screening process. Please exercise caution during your visit. Below are the current projects happening on Liberty Island.

An excavator helps in installing the new fencing on Liberty Island.

Perimeter Landscape Fencing Installation

New, permanent fencing is being installed around Lady Liberty.

Replacing broken pavers by the Information Center

Main Mall Paving and Tree Restoration

Salt tolerant trees are being planted as well as replacing broken pavers around the island.

As visitors disembark the ferry, a sign reads 'Making your park better and safer.'

Secondary Screening Facility

A new Secondary Screening Facility is being built on Liberty Island.

A promotional poster of the new museum with a man in a suit walking towards it.

The New Statue of Liberty Museum

A new museum is currently under construction on Liberty Island.


Environmental Reports

Liberty Island environmental reports can be viewed at the National Park Service's Planning, Environment, and Public Comment website.

Last updated: September 13, 2018

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