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Verrazano-Narrows bridge receives 50th anniversary exhibit

Brian Ethridge - Aug 21, 2014

Verrazano-Narrows bridge receives 50th anniversary exhibit

The Verrazano-Narrows bridge that connects Staten Island and Brooklyn will have its 50th birthday celebrated with an exhibit chronicling its construction. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) unveiled the exhibit , "Spanning the Narrows for Five Decades." It celebrates the half centennial of the ...

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Working Work of Art

Better Roads Staff - May 06, 2013

Working Work of Art

At 130, the Brooklyn Bridge still does the job it was built for.   by Doug Hecox and Josh Guterman, FHWA     “Many believe the Brooklyn Bridge will last forever, but it won’t last without people continuing to keep it well maintained.” – NYCDOT’s Joannene ...

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NYC suburbs getting stoned again

John Latta - Apr 01, 2013

NYC suburbs getting stoned again

It was Dickens, or maybe Arthur Conan Doyle or Stephen Crane that had me, as a boy, intrigued by cobblestones. I'd never seen them, my hometown wasn't old enough, but they read well. I could hear them under the horses ...

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Traffic lights or stop signs?

John Latta - Mar 26, 2013

Traffic lights or stop signs?

Are traffic lights always preferable to stop signs? It's not a new debate, and this time it's a suburb in Brooklyn, New York, that is raising the issue. It seems cars speed through residential streets in Boerum Hill, and now some locals believe ...

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