Cuomo announced that major construction is complete on a $13 million project to rehabilitate the Jewel Avenue Bridge over the Van Wyck Expressway
in Queens, as well as the exit and entrance ramps that connect Jewel Avenue to the southbound expressway.
The New York State Department of Transportation has targeted $1.5 billion in highway improvements designed to ease bottlenecks, particularly at the Kew Gardens Interchange with the Van Wyck Expressway
and on the notoriously congested Van Wyck as well.
On a recent drive due north on the Van Wyck Expressway
into Manhattan from JFK airport, Smirnoff was sitting in the passenger seat, looking svelte, tanned, well-groomed, and oddly color-coordinated, with his lime-green button-down shirt, lime-green cellphone case, and a lime-green luggage set, which he had just tossed in the trunk.
(1) Department of Internal Medicine, Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, 8900 Van Wyck Expressway
, Jamaica, NY 11418, USA
The Van Wyck Expressway
approaching the airport also was shut down.
It has been beloved by David Foster Wallace, Lydia Davis, Tim O'Brien and Robert Caro, who in a recent interview credited the lists of Homer with inspiring his introduction to The Power Broker--which is, in a way, a list as poetry: "He built the Major Deegan Expressway, the Van Wyck Expressway
, the Sheridan Expressway, and the Bruckner Expressway.
Although occasionally opened for tours, the towers and pavilion -- the last major structures still standing from the World's Fair that have not been preserved -- have largely served as a stoic landmark for travelers on the Van Wyck Expressway
. Two pad-locked gates -- one chain-link, one metal -- keep the Tent of Tomorrow shuttered.
Located approximately one-half mile north of John F Kennedy International airport and adjacent to Rockaway Boulevard, the Belt Parkway and the Van Wyck Expressway
, the JFK Airgate property is approximately 98.6% leased to 18 tenants, which include large international air cargo and logistics firms with a land parcel of about 0.213 acre paved and fenced with parking for 27 cars at Baisley Blvd and 132nd Avenue.
The trains run on an elevated platform high over the Van Wyck Expressway
It's also been feuding with residents in recent months regarding the construction of new highway ramps to connect the neighborhood to the Van Wyck Expressway
I've never stood at Atlantic Avenue at the Entrance to the Van Wyck Expressway
(2007), where the highway curves overhead on the right, with streets filled with cars, tawdry architecture, a tall movie billboard, and a train running in the far distance.
The Queens sites also improve service in Woodside, parts of the Brooklyn-Queens and the Long Island expressways, on Maurice Avenue, between 58th and 74th streets and Fresh Meadows, parts of Utopia Parkway, the Long Island Expressway, Jewel and 73rd avenues and in the southern part of Richmond Hill, along the Van Wyck Expressway
and Liberty Avenue.