Major project underway

The Belt Engineering Department recently began one of its most historic undertakings as the 87th Street Bridge is being replaced. The first phase of the two-year project involves replacing two of the structure’s four tracks. While major operations will proceed through the fall and resume in the spring, some minor work will take place this winter.

Demolition work is underway on the 87th Street Bridge.
Installation is underway.
New concrete abutments are placed for the 87th Street Bridge.