Verrazano-Narrows Bridge


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a suspension bridge across the Verrazano Narrows between Brooklyn and Staten Island

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The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is a double-decked suspension bridge that connects the boroughs of Staten Island and Brooklyn in New York City.
The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is a vital transportation artery for residents of Staten Island, and HOV lanes on the bridge will help alleviate congestion and streamline travel for commuters traveling between Staten Island and the rest of the city," Governor Cuomo said.
There was Commander Ron Warwick, former master of the ship; Stephen Payne - the man who designed the vessel and had to wrestle with plans for the funnel so it could negotiate the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge at the entrance of New York harbour - and there was Maureen Ryan, for many years a social hostess on Cunard ships.
New York City was a large recipient, especially in the area of Bay Ridge near the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, where the immigrants would become known as Brooklyn Norwegians.
The Akashi Kaikyo Bridge is also 580 meters longer than the Humber Bridge in England, constructed in 1981; 692 meters longer than the longest suspension bridge in the United States, the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York, built in 1964; and 710 meters longer than the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, constructed in 1937.
Kennedy Memorial Bridge (RFK, formerly the Triborough Bridge), Verrazano-Narrows Bridge (Verrazano), Bronx-Whitestone Bridge (Bronx), and Throgs-Neck Bridge.
The acceleration combined with the suspension of construction will ensure that all lanes will be open on major roadways, including the Long Island Expressway, the Grand Central Parkway, the Bruckner Expressway, the Major Deegan Expressway, the Van Wyck Expressway, the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, the Queens Midtown Tunnel, the Robert F.
This was due in large part to the initiation of three major outer borough bridge projects--the first phase of the Goethals Bridge replacement project, valued at $750 million; a $372 million project to raise the roadway leading to the Bayonne Bridge in Staten Island; and replacement of the upper level deck of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, which has a construction value of $236 million.
Golden Gate Bridge, California * Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and, right, Uresund Bridge linking Sweden and Denmark * The old Severn Crossing (The Severn Bridge) which was inaugurated on September 8, 1966, replacing the old ferry.
10am cannon fire started the marathon, and nearly seven minutes later I crossed the start line on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.
The harbor show steams on under the graceful Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, sees the Sandy Hook pilot debark, and the captain set a northeastern course for Halifax.
Cuomo today announced cashless tolling will begin on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge at 3 a.
The biting wind that had blown so boisterously on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge at the start became a zephyr.
Nietzschmann, who will be based in WSP's New York City office, has led the engineering of many significant structures, including the Bayonne Bridge, Bronx-Whitestone Bridge, Queensboro (Ed Koch) Bridge, Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, Park Avenue Railroad Viaduct, RFK (Triborough) Bridge, George Washington Bridge and Madison Avenue Bridge, among others.
Longer than it is high, the stack is designed to clear New York's Verrazano-Narrows Bridge by a scant 10 feet, compared to the current Queen Elizabeth 2's clearance of some 50 feet.