Kate Hinds is an Associate Producer for WNYC News. She also reports for WNYC and Transportation Nation, a public radio reporting project that combines the work of multiple newsrooms to provide coverage of how we build, rebuild and get around the nation.
Wider Ramps, New Paint, and Earthquake-Ready
Monday, May 10, 2010 - 11:56 AM
As the director of the East River Bridges for the New York City Department of Transportation, Hasan Ahmed is overseeing the $508,612,678 rehabilitation of the Brooklyn Bridge. WNYC’s Soterios Johnson and Karen Frillmann took a walk on the bridge with Mr. Ahmed to get more details about the work taking place on this iconic structure. (More)
Seismic retrofitting? Ramp widening? Painting? It's all happening over the next several years. And what exactly IS seismic retrofitting? Click the below link to find out--as well as hear Mr. Hasan describe the scope of work.