Bayonne Bridge


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a steel arch bridge connecting New Jersey and Staten Island at Bayonne, New Jersey

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With hundreds of thousands of jobs depending on the ports' accessibility, Christie threw the Bayonne Bridge issue on the table when it came time for him to approve a Port Authority financing agreement for Larry Silverstein's planned towers at the World Trade Center.
Spanning the Kill Van Kull tidal strait and first opened in1931, the Bayonne Bridge was the longest in the world until 1978.
The property benefits from its close proximity to the Bayonne Bridge, Staten Island Ferry, Route 278, Route 95, Route 78, and all major upcoming developments.
Created by renowned designer David Rockwell of The Rockwell Group in his first venture into mall design, the interior is highlighted by a striking 50-foot garden wall and a series of large arbors throughout the mall, complemented by skylights on the second floor and a 30' x 10' square-foot window overlooking the Arthur Kill River and Bayonne Bridge on the upper level.
The Port Authority announced today that the Bayonne Bridge will close for part of the upcoming weekend, including all day Saturday, September 26, to accommodate ongoing construction work on the bridge project.
The neighborhood features multiple parks and a beach area with proximity to Route 440, the Bayonne Bridge, the Staten Island Expressway and the Goethals and Verrazano bridges.
all three Hudson River crossings and the Bayonne Bridge through early
The second phase of the program will extend the total system to more than 20 miles, from near the Bayonne Bridge to the New Jersey Turnpike Authority's Vince Lombardi Park/Ride complex in Bergen County.
Beginning in mid-November 2014, periodic 20-minute Bayonne Bridge traffic holds are required for motorist safety during the installation of pier segments above the roadway.
Key Port Authority projects to meet those challenges include raising the Bayonne Bridge to admit those larger vessels, deepening the harbor, New Jersey Marine Terminal roadway improvements, and rail investments, Larrabee explained.
Improving port infrastructure including the raising of the Bayonne Bridge and boosting productivity by implementing recommendations made by the Port Performance Task Force are critical to handling the growth in international cargo coming to the port," said Port Authority Executive Director Pat Foye.
The widening of the Panama Canal--allowing for massive container ships which is on track to be completed by late next year, and the fact that Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is raising the clearance height of the Bayonne Bridge roughly in the same timeframe, made the company's decision even easier.
3 billion Bayonne Bridge project is designed to raise the navigational clearance under the crossing to 215 feet to allow larger, modern ships to travel under it and to provide commuters with a modern roadway with 12-foot lanes, shoulders, a median and a 12-foot shared bike and pedestrian path.
Dawson outlined plans for such key projects as the Bayonne Bridge elevation; Goethals Bridge replacement; LaGuardia Airport Central Terminal and Newark Airport Terminal A redevelopment; and WTC construction and reinforced the need for small, minority and women owned businesses to assist in that delivery, as well as that of the large number of State of Good Repair projects.
Bayonne Bridge, Goethals Bridge, Outerbridge Crossing, George Washington Bridge Bus