Well, I can't guarantee it, but I'm pretty sure that's a stretch of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway -- a horrible road that did get built.
Well, since the damned thing is already there, it appears that someone had a great idea about how to transform it into something a whole lot nicer. If anybody cares, I heartily endorse this concept. So, without further ado, here's Jason N. Gibbs' vision:
And while you're on Jason's site, have a look around; there's some cool stuff there.