This bridge is over the Harlem River and carries many vehicles a day.The bridge is beautiful in its functional architecture, which is unique in its pattern of diamond-like shapes in the truss web. Read more
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.