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Prep for BQE Rehab Happening on Promenade

What’s that weird looking contraption on the Promenade? As reported by Mary Frost, the DOT is conducting environmental testing in thirty locations between Atlantic Avenue and Sands street in preparation for the $1.9 billion dollar rehabilitation of the BQE. Opened in 1951, The Promenade comprises the top level of the roadway’s 70 year old triple cantilever. […]

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Trucks Banned from BQE?

The Post reports that portions of the BQE may eventually become so unstable that trucks would need to be banned from the most at-risk sections.   Unless the City’s DOT can convince Albany to a approve “design/build” process-one that “allows both the project’s design and construction to be bid on and completed by the same contractor”-Brooklyn Heights residents […]

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BHA Wants Your Views on “Move NY” Plan for Transportation and Infrastructre

The Brooklyn Heights Association is asking our readers to answer a brief survey about the “Move NY Fair Plan,” which is “a comprehensive approach to New York City’s significant transportation infrastructure needs, growing congestion, and rising tolls and transit fares.” There’s a concise overview of the Plan here; the complete document is here. The survey […]

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Reader: Brooklyn Heights Sewer Dangerous and Unfixed for Two (!) Years

This just in from a BHB tipster: Curious to know if you heard anything about the NW corner of Clinton/Joralemon being fixed? It’s been broken (and unsafe) for about 2 years now. A couple of weeks ago I noticed what looked like a plank of wood and an orange cone but it seems to have […]

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