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Brooklyn-Queens Expressway

Emergency crews on the scene of a crash on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway on April 2, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Overnight BQE Crash Snarls Morning Commute

It happened 4:35 a.m. Wednesday in the eastbound lanes of the BQE near Atlantic Avenue. A box truck somehow lost control, spilling its cargo all over the road.

04/02/2014

BQE Trench (Photo/John Montone)

Overnight Shutdowns Planned On Brooklyn-Queens Expressway For Repairs

Two eastbound lanes on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway were set to shut down Monday night, as state Department of Transportation crews began a resurfacing project.

03/10/2014

Williamsburg Fatal Bus Accident

Woman Hit, Killed By MTA Bus At Busy Williamsburg, Brooklyn Intersection

A woman was struck and killed by a city bus Saturday morning in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

03/01/2014

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BQE At LIE Reopens After Vehicle Fire

All east- and westbound lanes had been closed early Monday in the area due to a vehicle fire.

01/06/2014

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

Report: Cyclist Killed In Williamsburg Hit-And-Run Was Popular Record Store Staffer

A cyclist who was killed in a hit-and-run in Williamsburg, Brooklyn this week was a longtime and well-liked record store clerk in the area, according to a published report.

11/19/2013

A car that police said was involved in a fatal crash is seen on Roebling Street in Williamsburg on Monday, May 13, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Driver In Fatal Brooklyn Crash Faces Manslaughter Charges

Police said a 2003 silver Nissan Altima was speeding and heading east on the Williamsburg Bridge in the outer traffic lane when it lost control near the eastbound B.Q.E. interchange.

05/13/2013

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Authorities: 4 Hurt After Tractor Trailer Overturns, Collides With Car On BQE

A tractor trailer overturned and collided with a car on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway near the Manhattan Bridge in Brooklyn, authorities said.

04/29/2013

Cars in traffic on the ramp to the Henry Hudson Parkway at the George Washington Bridge (file / credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: New Yorkers Lost 50 Hours In Traffic In 2012

New York is among the most congested cities in America and one of its highways the worst road for traffic in the country, according to a new study.

04/25/2013

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Boy, 13, Struck And Critically Injured By Van In Fort Greene

A 13-year-old boy was struck and critically injured by a van Wednesday in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, near the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway overpass.

02/13/2013

Brooklyn Map With RAMBO

Blog Takes Issue With Use Of ‘RAMBO’ Neighborhood Name On Google Maps

The Gothamist blog has been crying foul lately, after a trendy new Brooklyn neighborhood name found its way onto Google Maps.

12/09/2012

Rendering of "Silent Lights" (credit: Artist Build Collaborative)

Fundraiser Coming Up As BQE ‘Silent Lights’ Lighting Installation Nears Reality

Earlier this year, we told you about a proposal to light up a pedestrian area under the Brooklyn Queens Expressway. Efforts to make the project a reality continue, but the people behind it need your help to get the job done.

09/18/2012

Brooklyn Queens Expressway Marriage Proposal - Brooklyn, NY (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

BQE Billboard Used For Giant Marriage Proposal

“You know that feeling when you have it,” one man told WCBS 880′s Alex Silverman. He was referring to that feeling that makes you want to scale a giant billboard with a can of paint.

08/03/2012

Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Accident Causes Major Delays On Brooklyn-Queens Expressway

Traffic started moving again around 10 :10 a.m., nearly two hours after a tractor-trailer accident near the Brooklyn Bridge.

01/30/2012

Billboard Collapse (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Officials: All Lanes Of BQE Closed By Billboard Collapse Should Be Open By Saturday Morning

Debris blocked two lanes of the westbound BQE, causing gridlock for miles.

01/13/2012

Silents Lights Proposal (credit: Artist Build Collaborative)

Proposed Public Art Installation Would Light Up Brooklyn Queens Expressway

It’s not nearly so grandiose as the waterfalls under the Brooklyn Bridge, but one group wants to add light and color to a pedestrian area under the BQE in Brooklyn.

01/05/2012

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