Verrazano Narrows

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a narrow channel of water separating Staten Island and Brooklyn

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The Belt Parkway is the main connection from Brooklyn and Long Island to the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, Staten Island and New Jersey.
Transportation Capacity -- Despite two decades of economic and population growth, the last major addition to transportation in the city was the completion of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge in 1964.
The new cruise port offers guests outstanding views of the harbor, the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, the Statue of Liberty and lower Manhattan.
The store is located on Bay Parkway, overlooking New York Harbor and the Verrazano Narrows Bridge.
It has benefitted from a great deal of residential new home construction over the last three decades, principally after the construction of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge.
Separately, the Company announced that it has been awarded a $16 million contract by the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority Bridges and Tunnels (MTA Bridges and Tunnels) to undertake responsibility for overall implementation of the EZ-Pass electronic toll collection system and to upgrade other toll systems on nine facilities in New York City, among them the Triborough Bridge, the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, Queens Mid-Town Tunnel and Henry Hudson Bridge.
Ammann, who subsequently went on to design the Verrazano Narrows Bridge and many other world-renowned spans, returned to serve as a consultant on the lower level construction.
A parade on Wednesday, July 8, kicks off the weekend, as the wounded service members are escorted through the streets lined with supporters from Fire Department of New York (FDNY) Rescue 5 in Staten Island and over the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, before concluding at a private event hosted by Breezy Point Surf Club.
In 1964, the upper level of New York's Verrazano Narrows Bridge, connecting Brooklyn and Staten Island, was opened.
His bridge credits span nearly a dozen states, from the Verrazano Narrows and George Washington bridges in New York to the Carlton Lift bridge in Bath, Maine and the Third and Fourth street bridges in San Francisco, Calif.
Riders then enter the Shore Parkway to reach Brooklyn's residential neighborhood of Fort Hamilton, where they travel over the Verrazano Narrows Bridge to the finish at Staten Island.
The barrier is situated in the Verrazano Narrows, connecting the Upper New York Bay with the Atlantic Ocean.
You'll never catch me," I warned him as we ran across the Verrazano Narrows Bridge.
And, by the time Queen Mary 2 reversed away from her berth into the Hudson River and set off to pass Liberty and Ellis Island before taking a course beneath the spectacular Verrazano Narrows Bridge, the New York rain had driven all but the hardiest indoors.