New York's old Kosciuszko Bridge gets demolished after 80 years connecting Brooklyn and Queens

New Yorkers got to say a final farewell on Sunday to the old Kosciuszko Bridge which connected Brooklyn and Queens for nearly 80 years.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo officiated over the controlled implosions that took down sections of the old span of the bridge, leaving the new span intact amid blooms of dust clouds.

NBC News says the implosion will free up space to complete construction of the second span of the new bridge.

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