Kosciuszko Bridge Progress, 5

For earlier photos, click on the Bridges tag in the Obsessions cloud at right, and my video of the bridge's progress. The Queens-bound side of the Kosciuszko Bridge, with its towers in…

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Manhattan Bridge: Almost 99 Years Old

The Manhattan Bridge, connecting Canal Street in Manhattan with Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn, opened for business on the last day of 1909. Its 6,855-foot length carries four lanes of traffic…

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Favorite Photos of 2017

One of my hobbies is snapping photos as I take long walks around New York City. These are my favorites from 2017. Maybe I do get a kink in my…

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Progress on the Tappan Zee, November 2017

I posted on the Tappan Zee in April 2016 and June 2016. I am so jealous of my friend Al M., who gets to see the progress from a train…

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Kosciuszko Bridge Progress, 4

For earlier photos, see the Bridges tag in the Obsessions cloud at right. For a short time in the summer of 2017, the old and new Kosciuszko Bridges (1939 and…

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Bridge + Braley

Three major bridge replacements have been in progress in the Tristate area during the past few years. The Goethals Bridge, dating to the 1920s, connects Elizabeth, New Jersey, with the…

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Old & New Kosciuszko Bridges, 3

The Kosciuszko Bridge, opened in 1939, carries I-278 (the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, or BQE) over Newtown Creek, which divides Brooklyn and Queens. The old bridge is being replaced with side-by-side cable-stay…

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Old & New Kosciuszko Bridges, 2

The Kosciuszko Bridge, opened in 1939, carries I-278 (the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, or BQE) over Newtown Creek, which divides Brooklyn and Queens. My March 2016 post on the construction of the…

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Tappan Zee Progress

I posted in April on the new Tappan Zee Bridge. Here's an update: pics from the end of May 2016, taken from the bridge rather than the viewing platform on…

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New Tappan Zee Bridge

Did you ever wonder why the Tappan Zee Bridge was built at the Hudson River's widest point? To be as close to New York City as possible, without being within 25 miles…

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