The lede is a killer indeed, and some readers are no doubt murderously angry at the prospect of losing the stunning views of Manhattan from the iconic Bridge.
The Post reports that BQE rehabilitation plans call for “an unsightly roadway over and perpendicular to the Brooklyn Bridge — obscuring the stunning Manhattan skyline from its popular pedestrian walkway…Manhattan-bound pedestrians and drivers would be greeted by an overhead span crowded with trucks and cars…”
See the Post’s article for a rendering and more details.
Said a DOT spokewoman, according to the story, “We are continuing to work with elected officials, the community, and all local stakeholders on the entire project corridor to hear their input…Our top priorities are safety, reducing congestion and limiting impact on local communities.”
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