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Officials Ax Plan to Renovate Brooklyn Highways

State and federal transportation officials have abandoned plans to repair and modernize two Brooklyn highways, the New York Post reported. The Brooklyn-Queens and Gowanus expressways had been slated for billions of dollars worth of work, which was to include the revamping of dilapidated stretches of road and the construction of tunnels along both motorways. But […]

Brooklyn Brownstones Could Be in Danger

As part of a major revamp to the Brooklyn Queens Expressway, a five-block section of upscale brownstones, condos and businesses in Brooklyn Heights could be demolished under eminent domain, NBC is reporting. The construction, which is expected to cost $250 million and affect areas around the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Sands Street and Atlantic Avenue, is […]