LOS ANGELES (AP) — A section of a landmark Los Angeles bridge that’s being demolished will be saved from the scrapheap.
Officials say one of the steel arches from the Sixth Street Bridge east of downtown will be placed in 12 acres of greenspace being developed under the bridge.READ MORE: 6-Year-Old Wounded After Gunfire Erupts At Sun Valley Apartment Complex
Removal of the arch began Wednesday.READ MORE: Coronavirus Vaccine Expected To Be In Shorter Supply Next Week Just As Residents 16 And Older Become Eligible
The 3,500-foot bridge has played a supporting role in many Hollywood chase scenes but the concrete is decaying.
Crews began demolishing the 84-year-old structure in February. It’s being replaced with a new roadway that should open in 2019. The project is costing around $450 million.MORE NEWS: Villanueva 'Disappointed' After DA Reportedly Declines To Prosecute Alleged Hate Incident
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