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Willis Avenue Bridge

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Willis Ave Bridge, New York, NY 10035, United States

On July 12, 2010 the new swing span of the Willis Avenue Bridge was loaded onto barges and began a 135 nautical mile journey to NY Harbor. On July 26, the bridge traveled on barges to its permanent location along the East River. The bridge is 350 feet long and weighs 2,400 tons.

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  • NYC Turk

    Good alternative route if you want to cross over to the BX or Connecticut for free

    NYC Turk · February 7
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  • Foodandcrits C.

    Not much of traffic

    Foodandcrits CK · December 3, 2014
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  • Phoenix 💥💥💥

    This is the "wall"

    Phoenix 💥💥💥 · March 12, 2014
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  • Fabio

    Yes. Great route on sundays

    Fabio · November 17, 2013
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  • Nino T.

    No traffic on Sunday

    Nino TheBarber · August 12, 2013
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  • City of New York

    Runners of the NYC Marathon call the Willis Avenue Bridge "the wall" because it marks the 20 mile mark on the route.

    City of New York · July 29, 2013
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  • George R.

    This bridge is one way from Manhattan to the Bronx, but there are no tolls.

    George Reid · July 17, 2013
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  • Suzie Q

    Wow my hubby n I used that bridge a lot, ,,, many yrs ago. ..

    Suzie Q · March 7, 2013
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  • City of New York

    The span of the bridge rolls horizontally onto land whenever a barge or boat needs to pass along the Gowanus Canal.

    City of New York · December 26, 2012
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  • City of New York

    Did you know? Runners of the NYC Marathon call the Willis Avenue Bridge "the wall" because it marks the 20 mile mark on the route.

    City of New York · December 26, 2012
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  • noel c.

    here's a tip!

    noel cat · November 11, 2012
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  • Gayane O.

    Fantastic !

    Gayane Oganesyan · May 31, 2012
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  • wahyudisti R.

    its nice place i hope can come again. tks

    wahyudisti Raditya · May 23, 2012
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  • Charles E.

    Stop using Foursquare while you're driving!

    Charles Edge · March 15, 2012
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  • Charles E.

    Pay the toll & skip this traffic crap!

    Charles Edge · March 15, 2012
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  • 5 Square

    Great great great.....

    5 Square · March 10, 2012
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  • Daesong S.

    Today i come to this. it's very nice

    Daesong S. · February 26, 2012
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  • yaiwasweet s.

    hello it's ok

    yaiwasweet saeng · February 25, 2012
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  • Pong V.

    ok ok ok ok ok ok

    Pong V · February 19, 2012
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  • Yazzy D.

    Fuck Willis!

    Yazzy Diizzle · February 17, 2012
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  • City of New York

    On July 12, 2010 the new swing span of the Bridge was loaded onto barges and began a 135 nautical mile journey to NY Harbor and then to the East River. The bridge is 350 ft long and weighs 2,400 tons.

    City of New York · February 15, 2012
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  • Gabe M.

    traffic is a MUTHAF#^&ker here

    Gabe Martin · December 28, 2011
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  • NYC DOT

    Driving or biking? Put down the phone!

    NYC DOT · December 23, 2011
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  • Stuart N.

    Open, dont believe the signs!

    Stuart Newman · November 15, 2011
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  • The New York Daily News

    PHOTO: The male leaders cross the Willis Ave. Bridge and enter the Bronx near the 20-mile marker during the 2007 New York City Marathon. Read more

    The New York Daily News · November 3, 2011
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  • Christopher P.

    Stay in the car when it is moving.

    Christopher Parris · July 22, 2011
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  • Billy F.

    Don't fall in!

    Billy Foxx · July 1, 2011
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  • Ellie G.

    It gets crazy during rush hour on this bridge because people want to save money on that $6.50 toll !!!

    Ellie Gia · June 21, 2011
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  • Dj S.

    Drive safe this the craziest bridge in ny

    Dj Sewasyde · March 11, 2011
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  • Dj S.

    Drive save this the craziest bridge in ny

    Dj Sewasyde · March 10, 2011
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  • Jolene

    I miss the kittenish neon Golden Lady who sat in her cocktail glass beckoning drivers into the Bronx.

    Jolene · February 6, 2011
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  • Jj R.

    gsdfsgsfdhsghshj

    Jj Ranti · November 4, 2010
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  • Hector H.

    They added the new road next to the bridge

    Hector H. · August 17, 2010
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  • The Wall Street Journal

    This 109-year-old bridge between the Bronx and Manhattan is getting replaced. The new 2,400-ton span was built upstate and then floated down the Hudson River. Read more

    The Wall Street Journal · July 13, 2010
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