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Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge

Firefighters examine the remains of a can that burned on the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge on Aug. 21, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Cab Fire Erupts On Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge

A car erupted into flames late Thursday afternoon on the upper level of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge.

08/21/2014

Deadly Crash Near Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge (credit: CBS 2)

Son Of NYPD Officer Killed In Crash Near Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge Files Lawsuit

Officer Elisa Toro, 36, was off-duty on Dec. 10 when her car crashed on an exit ramp of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge. Her vehicle rolled and struck a vacant storefront.

06/12/2014

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Artist Who Scaled Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, Posted Video To YouTube, Arrested

Street artist “Judith Supine” said he recorded his climb around 4 a.m. last Tuesday to showcase a piece of his art.

04/04/2014

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Security Concerns Grow As Video Of NYC Bridge Scaling Posted To YouTube

Security concerns are mounting after video of an artist who scaled the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge on Tuesday goes undetected until the video evidence was posted on YouTube.

03/30/2014

Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio: ‘Interesting And Innovative Ideas’ In New Congestion Pricing Plan

A new proposal would add tolls to East River bridges – all of which are now free – but lower the cost at crossings not well-served by public transit.

03/21/2014

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DOT Announces Nighttime Closure Of Treacherous Queensboro Bridge Traffic Lane

The closure comes after area several fatal accidents in the area of the off-ramp, most recently on Dec. 10, which claimed the life of an off-duty police officer.

12/24/2013

Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge ramp with barrier (Credit: Holli Haerr/1010 WINS)

Officials Call For Changes At Queensboro Bridge Off-Ramp Following Fatal Crash

New York state Sen. Mike Gianaris and Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer have demanded changes at what they’re calling a dangerous off-ramp following a fatal car accident.

12/11/2013

Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge Traffic (credit: CBS 2)

Former State Lawmaker Questions East River Crossing Toll Plan

As December brings higher tolls to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey crossings, another effort is in progress to toll crossings across the East River that are currently free.

12/01/2013

Queensboro Bridge Renamed In Honor Of Ed Koch

Councilman Introduces Bill To Pull Mayor Koch’s Name From Queensboro Bridge

City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. (D-22nd) has introduced legislation to remove late Mayor Ed Koch’s name from the Queensboro Bridge.

11/26/2013

The wreckage of a truck can be seen as firefighters battle a blaze on the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge on Aug. 16, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

DOT: Repairs Continue On Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge Following Truck Fire

The Queens-bound right lane on the upper level of the bridge has been closed since a 40-foot tractor-trailer carrying wooden, plastic and metal clothes hangers burst into flames last month.

09/20/2013

The Queensboro Bridge is seen at sunrise - New York, NY - Dec 8, 2010 - Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge Lanes Reopened After Truck Fire

The Fire Department says no injuries have been reported from the blaze Monday morning.

09/02/2013

Scene of a truck fire on the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge on August, 16, 2013 (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Normal Traffic Flow Restored On Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge After Fire

Part of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge remained closed Saturday, a day after a truck caught fire.

08/17/2013

The wreckage of a truck can be seen as firefighters battle a blaze on the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge on Aug. 16, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Outbound Outer Lane Reopens On Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge; Delays Continue

The truck was fully engulfed in flames and thick black smoke could be seen coming up from the bridge.

08/16/2013

Ed Koch in Mayor Michael Bloomberg's 2012 State of the City Video

Councilman Vallone: Take Koch’s Name Off Bridge, Give It Back To Queens

If one City Councilman has his way, the Queensboro Bridge at 59th Street will not be late Mayor Ed Koch’s bridge for much longer. But the issue has nothing to do with Koch personally.

07/14/2013

Starting line of 2013 TD 5 Boro Bike Tour. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Thousands Of Cyclists Take To The Streets For Five Borough Bike Tour

In all, organizers expect 32,000 riders to take on the course through all five boroughs. It is the biggest bike ride in the U.S.

05/05/2013

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