Tearing Down the BQE? Bay Ridge Subway Line? City Leaders Dreaming Big About How To Spend Federal Infrastructure Money
It's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the city, Carlos Scissura, head of the New York Building Congress, said.
Nov 11, 2021 9:40 AM
City To Reduce Lanes In Crumbling Stretch Of Brooklyn-Queens Expressway During Planned Repairs
The DOT warned of “substantial delays” starting Monday as a result of the lane reduction and asked motorists to consider public transportation instead.
Aug 28, 2021 3:28 PM
City Council Recommends Replacing Part Of Crumbling BQE With $11 Billion Tunnel
Another option they recommended was a capped highway.
Feb 24, 2020 12:37 PM
Expert Panel Calls For Shrinking BQE, Rejecting Plan To Turn Brooklyn Promenade Into Temporary Highway
They recommend work to repair a dangerous stretch of the BQE begin immediately, and the elimination of 1/3 of the roadway's lanes.
Jan 31, 2020 11:45 AM
City Council Brings On Independent, Outside Design Firm To Evaluate BQE Rehabilitation Project
The Mayor's Expert Panel is expected to give its recommendation in the fall, and the City Council is bringing on their own experts to review it.
Sep 17, 2019 3:23 PM
De Blasio Announces 'Expert Panel' To Fix This Whole BQE Mess
The panel will "evaluate underlying project assumptions and review existing proposals," including no-build and reduced capacity options.
Updated: Apr 23, 2019 10:39 AM
Scott Stringer Proposes Alternative BQE Solution: Trucks Only, With A Park On Top
Stringer's plan calls for a truck-only highway with a new, vibrant linear park on top.
Updated: Mar 13, 2019 6:55 PM
Today's Fight Over The Brooklyn Heights Promenade Recalls Its Embattled Origin Story
A brief history of the Promenade, as locals and officials battle a BQE rehabilitation plan.
Updated: Jan 30, 2019 3:29 PM
Brooklyn Residents Demand 'Better' BQE Repair Plan, 'Not A Robert Moses Plan Designed For The Last Century'
'This is more than just this community, this is Bay Ridge, this is Fort Greene, this is Red Hook, all of us are involved in this,' Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams said.
Updated: Jan 14, 2019 3:41 PM
Brooklyn Heights Residents Rally To Save The Promenade, Lengthen BQE Repairs
'The city says they want cleaner air and want to be more pedestrian-friendly and here they are proposing to tear down something that acts as a structural barrier to the BQE...'
Updated: Oct 16, 2018 11:18 AM
DOT Faces Wrath Of Brooklyn Heights Residents Over BQE Reconstruction Plans
One audience member suggested, to raucous applause, that if there had to be a temporary elevated roadway, it should be constructed over Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Updated: Sep 28, 2018 4:26 PM
Photos Reveal How The BQE Is Crumbling Every Day
A major problem with the roadway is the concrete itself. It turns out it wasn't really designed for heavy trucks.
Updated: Apr 18, 2019 10:53 AM
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