The Removal of the Delancey Foot Bridge to East River Park

Posted on: February 2nd, 2022 at 5:01 am by

Photo: @eastriverpark_perch

The city is now head-long into its demolition of the Delancey Street foot bridge into East River Park.

The big-rigs are mobilized and hungry for steel.

Per recent flyers to the community, the “construction operations necessitate extended work hours to dismantle the park-side ramp of the Delancey Street Pedestrian Bridge. Noise and air monitors will be in place prior to the start of these activites.”

This night work last week and is slated to last at least four weeks, from 3:00pm to midnight daily.

Photo: DDC

The new pedestrian bridge – spanning the FDR Drive – will look like this.

This latest activity is on a phased schedule for the $1.45 billion coastal resiliency project; the park itself is sealed from Houston to Corlears Hook. The overall endeavor is promised to take five years, at minimum.

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