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Councilman Introduces Bill To Pull Mayor Koch's Name From Queensboro BridgeCity Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. (D-22nd) has introduced legislation to remove late Mayor Ed Koch’s name from the Queensboro Bridge.
Normal Traffic Flow Restored On Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge After FirePart of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge remained closed Saturday, a day after a truck caught fire.
LEDs Coming To East River Bridges, Highways, Central ParkThe way major parts of New York City are lit is in the midst of a big change, WCBS 880's Rich Lamb reported.
Base Of Missing 59th Street Bridge Lamppost Found In QueensOn the Manhattan side of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, there is a giant bronze lamppost. There used to be two, but one of them mysteriously disappeared decades ago.
Disruptions On Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge End For Start Of WorkweekDrivers who have to cross the East River were relieved that the bumper to bumper traffic has cleared in time for the morning rush, but some were angry over the weekend disruptions.
Filming For 'The Dark Knight Rises' Leads To Heavy Traffic Near Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge The upper level of the bridge was closed well before dawn and stayed closed for the better part of the night Saturday.
New Yorkers Have Mixed Reaction To News Of Terror ThreatThe boost in security was obvious to many commuters around New York City's bridges, tunnels and mass transit hubs Friday.
AAA Calls For Immediate Improvements To Accident-Marred Ed Koch BridgeThere was a demand Monday for a redesign of a dangerous hair-pin curve ramp off the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, the scene of deadly traffic trouble, including three accidents in two months.
Mayor Bloomberg Signs Bill Renaming Queensboro Bridge"Just as he pulled our city back from the edge of collapse, you should know that Mayor Koch literally saved the Queensboro Bridge from near collapse and then began the process of reinvesting in then-crumbling bridges across the city," Bloomberg said.
Lawmakers Demand Changes After 2 Deadly Accidents In QueensResidents and local lawmakers demanded changes at a deadly off-ramp in Queens after two separate accidents in the past two weeks left two people dead.
City Council Approves Renaming Queensboro Bridge For KochCity Council Speaker Christine Quinn said in a statement that "Ed Koch was the bridge that brought New York City back from the brink of bankruptcy."
Peter Vallone Opposes Renaming Queensboro Bridge For Ed KochCity Councilman Peter Vallone, Jr. says Mayor Bloomberg's pitch to honor Ed Koch came out of the blue and the Queensboro Bridge is part of the heritage and culture of Queens.
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