Old K-Bridge Sails Downstream

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The center section of the old Kosciuszko Bridge was detached, lowered, and transported down the Newton Creek. Photo Credit: Newton Creek Alliance Facebook

It’s the end of the arched former version of the Kosciuszko Bridge. The 300 foot-long notable segment’s descent was slow going, at a rate of twenty feet per hour. Then it was made its trek to a recycling facility via tugboat down the Newton Creek and East River.

It is said the remaining sections of the bridge will be imploded later this summer. The date for its leveling has yet to be revealed.

Author: Lori Ann Doyon

Managing editor, head writer, and lead photographer of Greenline | North Brooklyn News since October 2014. Resident of Williamsburg, Brooklyn since 1990.

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