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CBS2 Exclusive: A Sneak Peek At New Kosciuszko Bridge Span

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Welcomed relief is on the way for the nearly 200,000 commuters who use the clogged, decaying Kosciuszko Bridge — a new span is scheduled to open in April. 318 more words

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dark and shapely

Kosciuszko, Kosciuszko, men have named you…

– photo by Mitch Waxman

Over Thankgiving weekend, a visit was paid to the hazy borderlands of West Maspeth and Blissville. 637 more words

New York City

Share your memories of the old Kosciuszko Bridge

Since 1939, the Kosciuszko Bridge has defined the landscape of the Brooklyn and Queens communities it spans. As the bridge’s final days draw near and its replacement with a signature 21st century cable-stayed structure begins to transform the skyline, the New York State Department of Transportation is looking for ways to keep the historic bridge “alive” for future generations. 142 more words

Transportation

On this day: the Meeker Avenue Bridge

This image of the Meeker Avenue Bridge in New York City under construction was taken on the 29th of June, 1939. Today the bridge is known as the Kosciuszko Bridge.

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tourist parties

Bottoming out in Blissville, in today’s post.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

A recent Saturday found me speaking at an early morning waterfront event in Astoria recently, which was followed by conducting a walking tour of the Poison Cauldron of the Newtown Creek in the late afternoon. 483 more words

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Kosciuszko Bridge visit, a few random things I noticed.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

A couple of days back, a fairly enormous posting detailed the latest visit to the Kosciuszko Bridge replacement project in Greenpoint. 552 more words

New York City

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Kosciuszko Bridge project, Brooklyn side, Q2 2016, in today’s post.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

The invitation went out to all the concerned parties – inclusively referred to as the Stakeholders Advisory Group – from the NYS DOT that an opportunity to observe the progress of the Kosciuszko Bridge replacement project was once again at hand. 1,505 more words

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