Kosciuszko Bridge

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 1/29/2013 at 7:48AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast. Fog early. High of 54. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the East in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20%. Tuesday Night: Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 41. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Queens Public [...]

Kosciuszko Bridge connecting Queens and Brooklyn to be replaced
Kosciuszko Bridge connecting Queens and Brooklyn to be replaced
Southwest Maggie Hayes 1/22/2013 at 10:49AM

The Kosciuszko Bridge will soon be falling down — and an entirely revamped bridge will be built in its place. “The bridge is over 70 years old,” said Adam Levine, spokesperson for the state’s Department of Transportation (DOT). “It’s in constant need of repairs at this point.” Those who use the bridge connecting Queens to [...]

Kosciuszko Bridge replacement fast-tracked
News Billy Rennison 4/11/2012 at 3:21PM

The Kosciuszko Bridge is getting a much-needed facelift. The deteriorating bridge — which connects Queens and Brooklyn — was scheduled to be replaced beginning in 2014, but the state announced those plans have been fast-tracked, thanks to the recently-launched New York Works Program. Construction on the $460 million project will begin by early next year [...]

Maspeth man sues state after not receiving eminent domain funds
News Billy Rennison 3/15/2012 at 12:46PM

A Maspeth businessman who claims he still has not received payment from the state — nearly a year after his land was seized through Eminent Domain — is suing. Sass Sheena’s property along 43rd Avenue in Maspeth was appropriated by the state as part of the redevelopment of the Kosciuszko Bridge. While the land was [...]