Tag: funding

Biden administration denies $800M infrastructure grants for BQE’s crumbling cantilever

BQE triple cantilever

Feb. 6, 2024 By Ben Brachfeld

The Biden administration has rejected the city’s applications for $800 million in infrastructure grants to redesign and reconstruct the crumbling triple cantilever section of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, Brooklyn Paper’s sister publication amNewYork Metro first reported.

Brannan locks in millions for Dyker Heights sewer reconstruction

Brannan sewer modernization

Oct. 4, 2023 By Jada Camille

Council Member Justin Brannan announced Monday that he has secured $51 million in capital funding to reconstruct and modernize segments of the sewerage system in parts of Dyker Heights that often experience backflow flooding when it rains.

Reynoso to redirect Borough Hall funds to ease strain on overburdened city agencies

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Sep. 29, 2023 By Isabel Song Beer

As overburdened New York City agencies struggle to meet the needs of residents, Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso will divert Borough Hall’s money and resources toward aiding New Yorkers and easing the strain on the city, he announced Wednesday.