Promenade Closure Plan Has Slim Chance, Mayor's BQE Panel Says

The controversial proposal to reconstruct part of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway by closing down the beloved Brooklyn Heights Promenade most likely won't become a reality, the mayor's panel reviewing the plans announced.

At least one idea, suggested by the Regional Plan Association, seems to have caught the attention of the panel. That plan recommends switching the BQE from six lanes to four based on various ways to reduce traffic on the expressway. 

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