The proposed plaza, near Queens Borough Hall, will include a plaque dedicated to the women of Queens.
A construction worker was burned Friday while working on water main pipe replacements on Broadway.
Preliminary DOT plans for Diversity Plaza will be unveiled on May 9.
Construction beneath Gansevoort Plaza is set to begin in the spring or summer, the city said.
Businesses said they're suffering as a result of the ongoing project.
When completed, the elevated triangular park will provide 10,000 square feet of public space.
The shacks were under 24-hour guard while they sat on Beach 104th Street.
The Ocean Breeze Track and Field complex, delayed by Hurricane Sandy, is set to open in October.
Residents are concerned about how the closure will affect parking.
The space will have almost 5,800 square feet of riding space and boarding for horses.
The woman was hit by a blade being used in a five-year water main project.
The protest was in response to the city's plan to remove trees on the site of a planned ramp.
The $2.5 million project was delayed after workers discovered gaps in the soil beneath the wall.
The $17.5 million construction project has been underway for more than two years.
The DEP will expand the Bluebelt system in Woodrow, starting in the spring.
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