NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Changes are coming to the Brooklyn Bridge.

On Monday, the Department of Transportation will close the left Manhattan-bound lane of the bridge to begin converting it into a two-way bike lane.

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It’s part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s effort to create 30 miles of protected bike lanes this year.

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The existing promenade area at the center of the bridge, which is currently a shared lane, will be reserved for pedestrians only.

CBSNewYork Team