Browsing: east 8th st

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Neighbor Salmir Gutic died Monday night after a car collision in Kensington, on East 8th Street and Avenue I. According to a report on the Windsor Terrace Patch, the 34-year-old was making a lefthand turn on westbound Avenue I when a Mercedes Benz on the avenue collided into his car shortly before 9:30 p.m. Gutic…

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On July 16, 2o12, active U.S. Army soldier Steven Isris was killed in a motorcycle accident off Avenue P and East 8th Street, an accident we first wrote about when friends of Isris contacted us seeking information from the community about the accident. At the time Isris was in critical condition; he passed away a…

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A friend of a motorcyclist involved in a collision with another vehicle on Monday in Gravesend wrote in to Sheepshead Bites, turning to our readers for information about the events surrounding the accident. The friend writes: yesterday a friend of mine was in a MVA and is currently fighting for his life on Ave P…

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The Department of Transportation will investigate the potentially improper placement of a No Standing sign on Avenue V, off East 8th Street, after Sheepshead Bites requested information about its installation at the behest of a reader. Our reader, who lives nearby, wrote in to Sheepshead Bites last week to complain about the newly-installed No Standing…

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It’s here, it’s here! It’s finally here! The re-opening of the East 8th Street Bridge – a.k.a. the Guider Avenue Bridge – is scheduled for tomorrow, December 2, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. That means motorists heading from Brighton Beach to the westbound Belt Parkway will no longer be forced over the Coney Island…

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On June 28, installation of the new steel superstructure for the East 8th Street / Guider Avenue Belt Parkway overpass will commence at the south end. Night time lane closures will begin on July 5 as the steel installation progresses northward over the South Service road and Belt Parkway. The nightly closures are expected to…

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When we told you on Friday that Department of Transportation contractors will start pile driving in the early morning hours this week, we cautioned not to get too fired up until we heard back about sound mitigation. It didn’t stop some from getting antsy, though, with commenters bemoaning the loss of sleep due to the…

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It’s been a while since we’ve checked in on the construction over at the East 8th Street / Guider Avenue bridge, which the city began dismantling in February. It appears everything’s been going swell – except for the rats – and construction is on schedule. The project should be completed in Fall 2011. [Corrected -…

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The Guider Avenue / East 8th Street bridge is almost entirely gone, with only a couple of supports and steel spans remaining. If you haven’t noticed, there have been late-night/early-morning lane closures since the beginning of the month. Construction began in February to remove the overpass, and they’ll soon begin building a whole new structure.

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