Tag: Bridges and Tunnels

Fix for a Hated N.Y.C. Highway: How About an $11 Billion Tunnel?

Cities like Boston, San Francisco and Seattle have all done it — razed hulking, unsightly highways dividing the heart of their downtowns, pushed a new roadway underground and turned the space above into an urban paradise. Could New York be next? The City Council — and a top mayoral candidate — are looking to pull […]

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The Struggle to Mend America’s Rural Roads

Wearing bright safety vests, the county highway workers followed the scalding, red tar kettle as it pumped out liquid rubber bandages, thick as melted butter, to cover the pavement’s worst gashes. From above, it looked like the flip side of skywriting — as if yellow cursors on the ground were carefully spelling out a message […]

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