DNAinfo reports that parts of the Brooklyn Heights Promenade might well need to be closed when re-construction of the BQE begins…whenever it will actually begin.
“We would like to keep as much of it open as we can,” Bob Collyer, the city’s chief bridge engineer, said at a Tuesday night meeting. “If we need to replace pieces of the promenade, they’ll need to be closed.”
The design for the project isn’t due until 2019, so displacement for those who enjoy the Promenade isn’t imminent, but it’s another element of the project that seems certain to disrupt the neighborhood, even if the highway isn’t completely shut down during the work.
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(1965 photo of the Promenade by Roger W, licensed through Creative Commons)