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Seaport Economic Council Program Town of Nantucket Marine Department

Town of Nantucket

Waterfront public facilities improvement

34 WASHINGTON STREET, NANTUCKET,MA

TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT: $ 1,000,000

the Nantucket Harbormaster Building & Town Pier is nantucket's first impression for boaters.

WE HOST 3 CRUISE SHIPS OF 350 PEOPLE EACH PER WEEK.

ONLY DINGHY DOCK ON ISLAND (100 DINGHY DOCKS)

12 COMMERCIAL VESSELS OPERATE OUT OF THESE INSTALLATIONS.

HARBORMASTER BUILDING USES:

  • Harbormaster office
  • Info and transient boater desk
  • Public showers and toilets
  • Info and transient boater desk
  • Storage for marine emergency response equipment
  • Equipment workshop

CURRENT DEFICIENCIES THAT NEED TO BE ADDRESSED INCLUDE:

  • Inadequate and insufficient space for the 700 people that use its public restroom installations on a daily basis.
  • No running water during winter months.
  • Constant flooding of up to 3 feet during winter storms.
  • Repair efforts of building components have been exhausted.

CURRENT BUILDING

NANTUCKET ANNUAL TOWN MEETING 2018 APPROPRIATED A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $3,450,000.

design proposal

A new building will provide:

  • Improved efficiencies for Marine Department operations
  • Facilities in compliance with FEMA regulations
  • Improved restrooms in compliance with ADA access and public needs