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Reimagining
Brooklyn Bridge

Additional Resources

NYC DOT Resources
Reference documents provided by the New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT), including the bridge’s site plan and statistics regarding the pedestrian, cyclist, and car usage of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Brooklyn Bridge Rehabilitation of Approach Arches, Towers and Miscellaneous Rehab, Boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn (2018)
City documents detailing work to be done regarding the rehabilitation of towers, arches, and other bridge elements.

Brooklyn Bridge Promenade Recommendation Report (2017)
NYC DOT’s plan to assess the feasibility of expanding and reconfiguring this popular path to better serve pedestrians and cyclists.

Brooklyn Strand Urban Design Action Plan (2016)
A plan put forth by the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership and led by architecture and urban design studio WXY to implement a series of parks and public spaces making downtown Brooklyn more connected and walkable.

Brooklyn Bridge Gateway: Tillary/Adams Street Area Reconstruction plan (2015)
Details of NYC DOT redesign of the gateway to Brooklyn from the historic Brooklyn Bridge. Work included the relocation and rebuilding of medians, installation and widening of planted medians, sidewalk widening, and new curb extensions.

Managing the East River Bridges in New York City plan
A report from the Federal Highway Association and NYC DOT which examines usage of the Brooklyn Bridge during the 20th century and makes recommendations for future use.

New York State DOT Specifications
Specifications and standards for roadway engineering.