DOT speed-enforcement camera sits at this location, fining people who fail to slow down after exiting the highway. (Source: Google Maps)The Department of Transportation will move the controversial Shore Parkway speed camera first reported on by Sheepshead Bites [/locals-say-speed-camera-placed-belt-parkway-exit-ramp-unfair/], after the camera issued more violations than any other speed
Source: DOTStarting tonight, there will be several nighttime closures on eastbound and westbound lanes of the Belt Parkway to accommodate construction. The work is part of the Seven Bridges Project, a renovation of the highway’s seven bridges and overpasses [/belt-parkway-boondoggle-lane-closures-begin-today/] that began in 2009, and will continue through March
The Department of Transportation announced this morning that the Belt Parkway lane closures set to begin last night [/belt-parkway-lane-closures-gerritsen-inlet-beginning-tonight/] have been postponed indefinitely. Two lanes of the eastbound Belt Parkway at Gerritsen Inlet Bridge were set to be closed for road repairs beginning last night and continuing through the weekend.
A rendering of the bridge after rehabilitation. (Source: DOT)As part of the ongoing reconstruction of Belt Parkway bridges and overpasses [http://www.sheepsheadbites.com/2010/01/belt-parkway-boondoggle-lane-closures-begin-today/] , the Department of Transportation has scheduled lane closures on the highway at Bay Ridge Avenue, beginning Thursday night. The closures kick off
Source: DOTLast night, beginning at 10:00 p.m., the three lanes of the eastbound Belt Parkway between the Paerdegat Basin Bridge and Fresh Creek Basin Bridge (between exits 11 and 13), shifted right – leading commuters from the existing roadway to the newly completed roadway. That’ll allow a smoother
Photo by nolastname.A writer for the New York Times’ reader contributed blog Metropolitan Diaries submitted a post that I think many of us can empathize with: “Dear Belt Parkway, A Brooklyn Tale of Woe.” The piece dances around the daily frustrations of the Belt Parkway, personifying the Department of
Photo by nolastnameAttention drivers: if you thought Belt Parkway traffic couldn’t get any worse, you thought wrong! Beginning in early April, the Department of Transportation will launch into a new round of construction necessitating periodic lane closures, this time between Coney Island Avenue and Knapp Street. The agency is
The proposed overhaul of Paerdegat Basin Bridge includes building two new structures and demolishing the existing bridgeAt 10:00 p.m. tonight, Department of Transportation workers will shut down lanes in both directions of the Belt Parkway, moving forward with a seven-year renovation plan of the highway’s bridges and