Walking the Structure (21 images)

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It is the blue collar of bridges, the unsung utilitarian urban implement. I doesn’t have a proper name, only Structure Number 224004I in the city records. 2058.8 ft of steel assessed as “somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is” at the last inspection.
It allows cars, subways and pedestrians on Queens Boulevard, to cross over an Amtrak / LIRR ROW railroad, running in between Jackson and Skillman Avenues. I walk it every day I go to...
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