Report: Brooklyn Bridge to get major overhaul

According to a published report, construction on the Brooklyn Bridge will force Manhattan-bound lanes to be closed during the weekend for six months next year.The

BROOKLYN - According to a published report, construction on the Brooklyn Bridge will force Manhattan-bound lanes to be closed during the weekend for six months next year.

The New York Post says the overhaul of the bridge will take four years and cost between $200 million and $500 million.

The report notes that the state Department of Transportation deemed the bridge structurally sound in a 2006 study, but said some areas needed repairs.

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