The Kosciuszko Bridge, opened in 1939, carries I-278 (the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, or BQE) over Newtown Creek, which divides Brooklyn and Queens. The old bridge is being replaced with side-by-side cable-stay bridges that will include 9 lanes of traffic, plus a bike lane and a pedestrian walkway. My first post on the new Kosciuszko Bridge is here (March 2016), second is here (January 2017).
By late Jaunary 2017, the last of the cable stays on the eastbound bridge were in place.
The eastbound side of the new bridge opened to traffic on April 27, 2017. The 1939 bridge is still standing, at left in this photo.
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