An early incarnation of the feminine hygiene device was discovered during excavations.
The Department of Design and Construction said it is still negotiating the rate for the guards.
The city will repair the Siah Armajani Lighthouse structure and bridge built in 1996.
The Parks Department said the cost of securing the uninstalled bathrooms is included in the contract.
The city is poisoning the rats in Peter Cooper Park before beginning construction on the park.
Astor Place and Cooper Square are getting a $16 million overhaul with two new pedestrian plazas.
Councilman James Oddo and Steven Matteo have called on the city to fund three storm sewers.
The uptown street will be rebuilt with a new sidewalk, road, water mains and improved pedestrian safety.
The $105 million bathrooms are already rusting and being held together by duct tape.
The structures, built after Hurricane Sandy, are going down the toilet with rust, cracks and leaks.
The $42 million project will shut down portions of Broadway between Rector and Ann streets.
The city awarded a $2.5 million contract to repair the crumbling steps and says work will begin soon.
A three-year construciton project is slated to begin at 58th Street in July.
A renovation of the 215th Street's crumbling steps will begin in fall 2013.
The construction is expected to begin in the summer of 2013.
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