Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge

Roosevelt Island, Queens
  • Jeff R.
    "free without traffic and enjoy the view of Roosevelt island!"(16 Tips)
    King T.
    "... upper level so you can jump off norther blvd faster"(9 Tips)
    Matthew R.
    "slow moving traffic on upper level."(5 Tips)
    Richard L.
    "aka the 59th Street Bridge"(4 Tips)
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  • upper level
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  • Wladimir C.
    Wladimir CoutinhoNovember 8, 2017
    Such a nice view! Love Manhattan ❤️
  • Netsirk
    NetsirkNovember 4, 2017
    Been here 10+ times
    Great way to add some mileage on foot or on bike.
    Upvoted Dec 11, 2017
  • Victoria U.
    Victoria U.September 26, 2017
    Great views
  • Maria-Magdalena L.
    I thought it was really nice to drive over.
  • Maria-Magdalena L.
    I loved this bridge. The river below looked lovely.
  • J Geoff M.
    J Geoff Malta 🍸April 28, 2017
    AKA The 59th St Bridge, where Sollozzo was taking Michael "to Jersey" in The Godfather
  • Nick V.
    Nick VelizJanuary 11, 2017
    One of favorite cause I use it almost everyday.
  • Faryan A.
    Faryan AOctober 23, 2016
    It reliably transports me across a strait of saltwater.
  • Andrew F.
    Andrew FurmanAugust 30, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    The bike path is long, good workout tho.
  • Tabitha J.
    Tabitha JohnsonAugust 11, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Strangely gets bottled up exiting on the Manhattan side. Avoided the annoyance and take a right on 62nd even if you are going West.
  • Matthew M.
    Matthew MichiharaJanuary 31, 2016
    Try walking across on a nice day. Goes from 60th St in Manhattan to near the Queensbrough stop in Queens.
  • Courtney K.
    Courtney KleinDecember 11, 2015
    This is a bridge. It does what it's meant to do quite well.
  • Chet M.
    Chet ManciniOctober 18, 2015
    Equal bikes and pedestrians. Stay in the right lane.
  • Michelle S.
    Michelle SwankJuly 22, 2015
    Great views.
  • Fanny M.
    Fanny MJune 24, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Bridge repeats!!! Training for marathon 2015! NYC
  • Fanny M.
    Fanny MMarch 2, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    No toll bridge to my house! And I love the running path! Great hill!
  • Kimmie O.
    Kimmie OhhOctober 12, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Nice views of LIC, Roosevelt Island & the East side of Manhattan
  • Kimmie O.
    Kimmie OhhOctober 12, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The Q32 & Q60 go through here from Queens to Manhattan & vice versa
  • Kimmie O.
    Kimmie OhhOctober 12, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Also known as the 59th St bridge
  • Gordon M.
    Gordon MeiAugust 5, 2014
    There's a single outer driving lane on the south side of the bridge, with East River views unobstructed by the bridge's truss structure. Enter eastbound at 59th St and 1st Av.
  • Tiffany
    TiffanyJune 13, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Lower level outer road now closed after 9pm. 😢
  • Compass
    CompassMay 15, 2014
    This double-decker pathway (also known as the 59th Street Bridge) is a popular biking and running loop for athletes based on either side of the East River.
  • Chris H.
    Chris HannyDecember 15, 2013
    Give it up for Karen's Horney Clinic!
  • Ricardo T.
    Ricardo TorresDecember 5, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    It's a nice peaceful walk.
  • Darita C.
    Darita CNovember 3, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Terrible day to drive in manhattan
  • Gregory S.
    Gregory SegarraOctober 29, 2013
    Use the lower ramp it is very busy on top
  • Glenn G.
    Glenn GentzkeOctober 29, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    If you're on 4sq here it's a bummer. Sorry.
  • The Corcoran Group
    The Corcoran GroupOctober 11, 2013
    Our preferred way to get in and out of Manhattan to Queens, especially by bike!
  • Phil C.
    Phil CorreaOctober 4, 2013
    Traffic is the worst. Mutha fuckers dat cross this shit need o learn to stay in there lane and jus drive. And it can all go smooth.
  • Mihir Y P B.
    Mihir Y P BuzzedSeptember 11, 2013
    Early morning traffic and after work travel fastest way - ride between cars - drivers will move
  • City of New York
    City of New YorkAugust 8, 2013
    Originally named the Blackwell’s Island Bridge, the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge opened to traffic in 1909 and is the longest of the East River Bridges.
  • General J.
    General JoswunMay 23, 2013
    I'm not big on historic structures being renamed, but this renaming was very appropriate... Rest In Peace Mr. New York
  • Christian S.
    Christian SalcedoApril 21, 2013
    Try to avoid it....
  • King T.
    King TrybeApril 12, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Take the outer lower level you don't have to worry about traffic or take the upper level so you can jump off norther blvd faster
  • Lawrence M.
    Lawrence MurphyMarch 18, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Gray day, gray nabe, one of the brutest corners of queens.
  • Daisy
    DaisyMarch 5, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Running smooth....
  • Mike Bloomberg
    Mike BloombergFebruary 1, 2013
    Ed Koch's spirit will live on at City Hall, on the bridge that bears his name, and all across the five boroughs:
  • Eduardo S.
    Eduardo S.December 28, 2012
    I remember Ed Koch from the Style Wars graffiti documentary. What a dumb fuck :/
  • City of New York
    City of New YorkDecember 26, 2012
    There are new protected bicycle lanes in Queens Plaza – try them out and see what you think!
  • Movie Mayor
    Movie MayorNovember 8, 2012
    The Queensboro Bridge plays a central role in 2012's The Dark Knight Rises as the last remaining route to escape Gotham and the fate that Bane has in store for it.
  • Won Ha J.
    Won Ha JungNovember 6, 2012
    If you are not in a hurry,bus is good
  • Rosie H.
    Rosie HernandezSeptember 12, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    My cousin witnessed someone jumping off this bridge about a year ago.
  • Chante
    ChanteAugust 21, 2012
    Going to Queens? It's the cheapest way!
  • Bonnie C.
    Bonnie ChuAugust 19, 2012
    Avoid the upper roadway when driving a scooter. The road is all ridged metal grates. Death!
  • nycHealthy
    nycHealthyAugust 3, 2012
    Make NYC Your Gym on your lunch hour by visiting the Queensboro Bridge! Take a brisk 0.7 mi walk for some mid-day physical activity. More on Making NYC Your Gym:
  • Mike B.
    Mike BeauchampJuly 6, 2012
    Don't jump! It's a long ways down.
  • Charlie F.
    Charlie FantauzziJune 18, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Take the upper road and check out the Traffic cop! She's very entertaining !
  • Russ
    RussMay 28, 2012
    This bridge should not be named after Ed Koch.
  • Jayson C.
    Jayson ColonMay 23, 2012
    At 4pm on weekdays this bridge is murder
  • __TR3V
    __TR3VMay 19, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    This bridge is hit or miss, but hey.. It's free. Always the lower level
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