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