Astoria Scum River Bridge

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Astoria Scum River Bridge
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Image by jasoneppink
For much more than twenty years, a leaky pipe on 33rd Street beneath the Hell Gate Bridge viaduct approach submerged much more than a hundred square feet of heavily-trafficked sidewalk under a festering cesspool of standing water. Astoria Scum River, as it was known as, stretched the entire width of the sidewalk, and as winter approached, the river iced more than and became specifically hazardous to cross.

Astoria Scum River Bridge was constructed to offer Astorians an chance to safely cross this hazard. The unauthorized bridge was a gift to the pedestrians of Astoria in the absence of successful municipal efforts to ameliorate the issue.

The bridge was produced at zero expense totally from recycled supplies: an old work bench found on the curb, rescued screws from a disassembled desk, and a metal plate from an expired electrical component. It was installed and committed on December 30th, 2009.

On January 25th, 2010, Astoria Scum River Bridge was the topic of a commendation from the workplace of NYC Council Member Peter F. Vallone, Jr., accompanied by a pledge to work with Amtrak to re-route Astoria Scum River off the sidewalk.

Two days later, Amtrak workers began building work. Astoria Scum River was rapidly routed off the sidewalk, and inside a couple months, custom-made grates were installed to complete the project. The bridge, no longer necessary, was de-installed on March 20th, 2010 and returned to the curb whence it came.

Astoria Scum River Bridge is an unauthorized city improvement by Jason Eppink and Posterchild.

Astoria Scum River Bridge
rapid prototype cost
Image by jasoneppink
For far more than twenty years, a leaky pipe on 33rd Street beneath the Hell Gate Bridge viaduct strategy submerged a lot more than a hundred square feet of heavily-trafficked sidewalk beneath a festering cesspool of standing water. Astoria Scum River, as it was referred to as, stretched the whole width of the sidewalk, and as winter approached, the river iced more than and became particularly hazardous to cross.

Astoria Scum River Bridge was constructed to offer you Astorians an opportunity to safely cross this hazard. The unauthorized bridge was a present to the pedestrians of Astoria in the absence of profitable municipal efforts to ameliorate the issue.

The bridge was produced at zero expense completely from recycled components: an old function bench discovered on the curb, rescued screws from a disassembled desk, and a metal plate from an expired electrical component. It was installed and dedicated on December 30th, 2009.

On January 25th, 2010, Astoria Scum River Bridge was the topic of a commendation from the workplace of NYC Council Member Peter F. Vallone, Jr., accompanied by a pledge to work with Amtrak to re-route Astoria Scum River off the sidewalk.

Two days later, Amtrak workers began construction perform. Astoria Scum River was quickly routed off the sidewalk, and inside a couple months, custom-produced grates were installed to full the project. The bridge, no longer needed, was de-installed on March 20th, 2010 and returned to the curb whence it came.

Astoria Scum River Bridge is an unauthorized city improvement by Jason Eppink and Posterchild.

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