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Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge over East River, Manhattan-Queens, New York City

Other Names: Queensboro Bridge, Queensborough Bridge, 59th Street Bridge, Ed Koch Bridge

Location: from Midtown Manhattan passing over Roosevelt Island to Long Island City Queens NYC

Carry: 10 road lanes (4 upper, 6 lower) of NY 25 (the North Outer Roadway on the lower level was converted into a permanent pedestrian walk and bicycle path in 1999)

Type: Double-decked cantilever truss bridge

Opened: 30 March 1909

Average daily traffic volumes (2008): 176,000

 

Note: Stephen-Scott Tugboat with Reinauer Barge.

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Taken on November 19, 2010