We still don’t know exactly what’s wrong with Squibb Park Bridge, the fancy, new, bouncy pedestrian footbridge that’s been closed for the past seven months pending a $700,000 repair job, but we do know this much: the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation (BBP) is working on it. Earlier this afternoon (03/18), your eyes-on-the-ground observed two workers in bright vests conducting what […]
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Whatever structural engineering issues are keeping the fancy $5 million Squibb Park Bridge (aka “Bouncy Bridge”) closed until spring must be pretty serious: repairing the distinctively bouncy pedestrian footbridge that failed after only a year will cost about $700,000, and it’s unclear when if ever the public will find out what exactly went wrong. That’s the […]
While piers for the upcoming Squibb Pedestrian Bridge arrived on site and were being installed two weeks ago, now the Brooklyn Bridge Park website shares that the first timber pieces of the suspension bridge have arrived on-site for installation. Each of the two main spans is 122 feet in length, and composed of black locust […]
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