Manhattan Bridge Bikeway to Reopen on Monday

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Streetsblog tipster Geoff Zink reports "this morning there were two friendly DOT guys on the Brooklyn side of the Manny B handing out flyers regarding the reopening of the north side bike lanes. Gotta love the new DOT!"

Here’s the message from DOT:

Important Notice
New York City Department of Transportation Division of Bridges

Rehabilitation of the Manhattan Bridge

On Monday, August 6, 2007, the New York City Department of Transportation Division of Bridges will reopen the north bikeway of the Manhattan Bridge. The north bikeway has been closed since October 2006 to complete various construction tasks in association with the rehabilitation of the lower roadway of the bridge as well as to ensure and maintain public safety during the rehabilitation. Once the bikeway reopens the south walkway will revert to pedestrian use only.

Photo: Hbomb1947 on Flickr

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