The Deparment of Transportation will begin a project to rehab the Carroll Street Bridge over the Gowanus Canal on or about April 1, and close the bridge until at least August. Bikers and pedestrians will also not be able to cross the bridge, and there will be no parking permitted in the work zone area, according to a press release sent out Monday.
The scope of work for this bridge includes: replacement of the deteriorated timber deck; restoration of expansion joints; replacement of impacted stiffeners, angles and plates, cleaning and painting structural steel at deterioration locations; resetting roadway paving units at west abutment; sidewalk repairs; installation of new timber curbs and rubber dock fenders. The anticipated completion date for all work is August 2013.
Commencing April 1, 2013
Day Work: 7:00am-4:00pm, Monday through Friday
No Night or Weekend Work anticipated at this time.
Full copy of agency notice is available as a download at: