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NEW YORK - THE Brooklyn Bridge has been through a lot in its 127 years, and now the New York icon needs a facelift.
The famous 1.1-mile suspension bridge is getting a US$500 million (S$704.6 million) makeover, a project that includes a complete repainting and the repair of elements that were part of its original construction.