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Bridges- New York City
Staten Island Bridges

This is the river of mighty bridges, The most famous of course is the Brooklyn.

bullet Verrazano-Narrows (3)
bulletBayonne (2)
bulletArthur Kill Railroad (0)
bulletGoethals (0)
bulletOuterbridge (2)

 

Verrazano Narrows Bridge
Type Suspension   Year Opened Nov. 1964
# of Decks 2   # of lanes/tracks 12
Total Length 13700 ft   Main Span Length 4260 ft
Highway/RR I-278   Misc  
Toll $7 Westbound (to SI) only  
Comments  
nyc-br-verazano-072402-02.jpg (336768 bytes)View from Staten Island Ferry (7/24/02) nyc-br-verazano-020403-02.jpg (268965 bytes)Crossing the bridge going to Staten Island on the upper deck. (2/4/03)
nyc-br-verazano-110104-01.jpg (66366 bytes)View from a plane taking off from JFK, looking up the narrows, Bklyn is right, SI is left. (11/01/04)
Bayonne Bridge
Type Arch Year Opened Nov. 1931
# of Decks 1 # of lanes/tracks 4
Total Length 8460 ft Main Span Length 1675 ft
Highway/RR Misc
Toll $6 Staten Island Bound
Comments
nyc-br-bayonne-020403-01.jpg (285675 bytes)Crossing the Bayonne Bridge going towards New Jersey (2/4/03) nyc-br-bayonne-051503-02.jpg (323268 bytes)View from Staten Island. (5/15/03)
Arthur Kill Railroad Bridge
Type Lift   Year Opened 1959
# of Decks 1   # of lanes/tracks 1
Total Length     Main Span Length 558 ft
Highway/RR old B&O   Misc  
Toll N/A  
Comments  
Sorry no photos
Goethals Bridge
Type Cantilever   Year Opened June 1928
# of Decks 1   # of lanes/tracks 4
Total Length 7109 ft   Main Span Length 672 ft
Highway/RR I-278   Misc  
Toll $6 Eastbound  
Comments  
Sorry no photos
Outerbridge Crossing Bridge
Type Cantilever   Year Opened June 1928
# of Decks 1   # of lanes/tracks 4
Total Length 10140 ft   Main Span Length 750 ft
Highway/RR 440   Misc  
Toll $6 Eastbound  
Comments  
nyc-br-outerbridge-051503-02.jpg (125283 bytes)About to drive onto the bridge headed towards Staten Island (5/15/03) nyc-br-outerbridge-051503-03.jpg (275888 bytes)View of bridge from Tottenville, Staten Island (5/15/03)

 

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Last Updated: 02/06/11

 

 

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