George Washington Bridge

Interstate 95 (US Rte 1 & 9), New York, NY 10032, United States

The Washington Bridge carries six lanes of traffic over the Harlem River in New York City between the boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx, connecting 181st Street and Amsterdam Avenue in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan to University Avenue in the Morris Heights section ... (See all)

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  • The Wall Street Journal

    Police were told to stop and search would-be subway bomber Najibullah Zazi's car in Sept. 2009 as he drove up to the bridge—but waved him across without finding two pounds of explosives hidden inside. Read more

    The Wall Street Journal · April 26, 2010
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  • iFanboy

    In Amazing Spider-Man #121, Gwen Stacy, Spider-Man's girlfriend, was thrown off by the Green Goblin. Even though the story said it was the George Washington Bridge, the artist drew the Brooklyn Bridge

    iFanboy · September 20, 2010
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  • The New York Daily News

    PHOTO: Good luck crossing this: the GWB under construction in 1929 has no car deck, at the link! Read more

    The New York Daily News · August 20, 2011
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  • David L.

    Get EZ-Pass!

    David Lobl · September 3, 2010
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  • Dave H.

    Don't jump!

    Dave Hendricks · January 26, 2010
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  • Jahmil C.

    Have an EZ Pass

    Jahmil Campbell · August 8, 2010
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  • Lani B.

    Ughhhhhhh... Traffic!

    Lani B · May 17, 2010
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  • Stephen D.

    use the lower level

    Stephen DiFilipo · August 26, 2009
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  • Ducky F.

    Stuck in traffic? Play chinese fire drill!

    Ducky Floof-Plumpling · June 26, 2010
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  • Zev Mo G.

    When you have 3 or more people, and you have an ez pass, go to a cash lane and say "car pool". You're trip is $2

    Zev Mo Green · March 18, 2010
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  • Mm M.

    ALWAYS expect delays!

    Mm Mm · August 12, 2010
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  • Gismonde C.

    Stuck in traffic

    Gismonde Cheryl · September 22, 2010
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  • Brian R.

    Try the heaping portions of traffic. They have a special every Sunday evening.

    Brian Reilly · May 16, 2011
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  • Cornelius M.

    Take a walk (ride) on the dark side. Bike to New Jersey.

    Cornelius Minor · August 30, 2009
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  • Jodi G.

    Don't jump!

    Jodi Goffredo · May 28, 2011
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  • Zev Mo G.

    Always use the lower level inbound to NYC.

    Zev Mo Green · March 18, 2010
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  • Lucy S.

    Never take the lower level when going out of New York.

    Lucy Sanchez · September 26, 2012
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  • Remington G.

    walking across this bridge is freaking scary. I think it is just me, but don't say I didn't warn you.

    Remington Guest · July 31, 2009
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  • The Corcoran Group

    Always guaranteed to hit traffic here, but we prefer to take the upper level.

    The Corcoran Group · October 3, 2013
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  • Buzz Radio

    ♫ New Jersey bound! ...Scream loud! Scream sayonara, oh, oh, oh! ♫

    Buzz Radio · July 16, 2011
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  • John H.

    Lower level. Less traffic.

    John Hyland · December 31, 2010
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  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    Photographers! Check out this Documerica photo of the GW Bridge taken in 1973. Take a photo of the bridge today and share it with our State of the Environment Photo Project Read more

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  • Douglas M.

    Get freaked out when traffic is stopped and you feel the whole bridge shaking underneath your car..

    Douglas M. · May 11, 2011
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  • BJ D.

    Don't jump

    BJ Dellolio · June 5, 2012
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  • NY Waterway

    Avoid traffic. Take the ferry! www.nywaterway.com

    NY Waterway · May 7, 2012
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  • Joseph L.

    Pay with cash save a job!

    Joseph Luciano · December 17, 2010
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  • Zack R.

    En route to Connecticut!

    Zack Rosen · December 11, 2010
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  • Brenda

    Bumpy.

    Brenda · December 9, 2010
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  • Audrick K.

    Check out the park below the bridge. Great views.

    Audrick Kramer · May 1, 2010
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  • Courtney B.

    +ride across GW upper bridge & into Pallisades

    Courtney Bolton · April 17, 2010
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  • Anthony P.

    Have 3 or more people and an EZ pass? Go to cash lane and say carpool to pay 3.50 instead of 12:)

    Anthony Perez · March 25, 2012
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  • Eric A.

    Upper level, baby!

    Eric Andersen · December 28, 2010
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  • Perdomo M.

    The best bridge in the NYC! A must see for all tourist

    Perdomo Martin · December 21, 2010
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  • New York R.

    No trucks on the lower level. Coming from NY to NJ? Fill up your car in NJ much much cheaper..

    New York Reporter · November 26, 2010
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  • John G.

    Lower deck for no trucks

    John Garcia · September 12, 2013
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  • David S.

    walk under the Bridge from Englewood Boat Basin

    David Sanger · June 14, 2013
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  • Donna G.

    Don't jump!

    Donna Grasso · August 5, 2011
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  • Jose M.

    Don't jump

    Jose Mercado · August 1, 2011
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  • ConciergeQ

    What is your favorite outdoor activity in New York City?Amy Schumer, Comedian ("Cutting"-Comedy Central Records) & Actor: "Riding my bike up to the George Washington Bridge." Read more

    ConciergeQ · April 28, 2011
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  • vega e.

    This was once the longest bridge in the US

    vega eric · April 7, 2011
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  • Akvile

    Go to NY from NJ and vice versa!

    Akvile · March 8, 2011
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  • Michael P.

    If u riding your motorcycle I suggest to use the top level.. Lower level has some insane winds at times :-S lol

    Michael Perez · November 24, 2010
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  • Will D.

    On a nice day (or night), take a walk across the bridge and back. Park in Jersey and get pizza in Manhattan.

    Will Devine · October 27, 2010
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  • Patrick ™.

    Almost always the traffic is caused by people who still insist on paying cash.

    Patrick ™ · September 5, 2010
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  • Gil L.

    Either be the scumbag or get scumbagged!

    Gil L · May 18, 2010
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  • Mac

    Try the Traffic!!!!!!!

    Mac · June 28, 2013
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  • DanLikes

    Do not confuse with the George Wasinton Bridge. This is the bridge that connects the Bronx and Wasinton Heights over the Harlem River.

    DanLikes · August 6, 2012
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  • Rachel S.

    Take the Tappan Zee Bridge.

    Rachel Sprung · December 28, 2011
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  • Peter S.

    Look for the NY/NJ divider as you bike over the bridge. Cool stuff. :)

    Peter Shankman · November 5, 2011
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  • Kristin V.

    $13?? Really??

    Kristin Vence · June 1, 2013
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