Brooklyn Heights' Squibb Park Bridge to Bounce Back Next Spring

An engineering team assesses the stability of the bridge
An engineering team assesses the stability of the bridge
Photo: Mary Frost

The bouncy Squibb Park Bridge will undergo repairs and reopen next spring according to City officials. The $5 million pedestrian bridge closed in August 2014 due to safety concerns over the excessive "bouncy" movement.

The fix will involve, among other things, securing the connections between the timber trusses beneath the bridge and the suspension cables. Doing so will improve the stability of the bridge and reduce the bounce by about 50 percent.

Read the full article for more on the restoration of Squibb Park Bridge.

Joshua Mu

Joshua Mu

Contributing Writer

When he is not attempting to hustle the hustlers of Central Park, Joshua enjoys exploring the depths of what New York has to offer. He one day hopes to pilot a drone without immediately crashing it.

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