The Brooklyn Bridge restoration tour concluded with a visit to the NYCDOT Iron Shop, tucked below the Manhattan Bridge in Dumbo. Here are some sights and sounds from the shop, which fabricates and repairs metal parts for the city’s bridges and roads.
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More than 125 years of constant use have left the Brooklyn Bridge in rough shape, leading NYCDOT to restoration of the iconic East River crossing in 2010. Last week, Young Professionals in Transportation organized a tour of this work, scheduled for completion in 2014: approach ramp repairs, traffic lane restriping to reduce bottlenecks and a complete repainting of the entire structure in negative-pressure containment units to capture dust. Read more