New funding on the way for Brooklyn-Queens Expressway

The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded $5.6 million in grants to advance construction and renovation projects on both the north and south corridors of the BQE.

Adolfo Carrion

Mar 12, 2024, 10:00 PM

Updated 30 days ago

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The Brooklyn-Queens Expressway is receiving a new surge in federal funding.
The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded $5.6 million in grants to advance construction and renovation projects on both the north and south corridors of the BQE.
Local officials joined Democratic leader Hakeem Jeffries and provided the following statement:
"This grant is the catalyst we need to finally put together a comprehensive plan to reimagine the entire BQE corridor and to address environmental justice issues that plague the northern and southern portions of the expressway."


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