Tag: fixing-the-bqe

BQE closure ‘dumps traffic’ on Atlantic Avenue, to dismay of local merchants

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Oct. 18, 2023 By Adam Daly The Department of Transportation partially closed the infamous triple cantilver on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway over the weekend to complete some much-needed repairs to the span — with closures to sections of the notoriously congested roadway pushing traffic onto surrounding streets, to the dismay of local businesses. From Oct. 14-16, the…
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As DOT presents refined concepts for BQE, locals question cost, construction

Mar. 2, 2023 By Anna Bradley-Smith

More than 100 people filled a gymnasium in Brooklyn Friends School in Downtown Brooklyn Tuesday night to review the Department of Transportation’s refined concepts for the future of the city-owned section of the beleaguered Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, which includes the crumbling triple cantilever.