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: School, Police Officials: No Shots Were Fired At Montclair High Football Game That Ended In Mass Panic
Removal of the arch began Wednesday.READ MORE: Long Beach Unified Pauses COVID Testing For Students
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: Mother, Daughter Face Murder Charges After Illegal Butt Implant Procedure Kills Aspiring Social Media Star Karissa Rajpaul
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