Spring 2002, p.5

Can You Say "Kosciuszko"?

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Since 1995, the New York State Department of Transportation has considered redesigning the Kosciuszko Bridge. The aging Kosciuszko carries the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway over Newton Creek. Now the State is considering three scenarios for the bridge-rehabilitate the bridge in place, rebuild it and add capacity or replace the bridge altogether.

Whichever option the State pursues, it is required to examine the potential for bicycle and pedestrian access to the bridge. A new bridge path would link vibrant neighborhoods now separated by Newton Creek. T.A. urges the State DOT to build a bicycle and pedestrian path into the Kosciuszko's future.

Write to:
Doug Currey
Director, NYSDOT Region 11
Hunters Point Plaza
47-40 21st Street
Long Island City, NY 11101