News and Views About the Past, Present, and Future of the Bayonne Bridge
Saturday, April 23, 2016
Raising the Road on America’s Largest Suspended Arch Bridge
New York YIMBY: "In general, new construction reflects local real estate demand and community needs. But given New York’s position as a global economic hub, it is not surprising that one of the city’s largest engineering efforts is a direct response to a megaproject 2,200 miles away. The suspended roadbed of the 84-year-old Bayonne Bridge, which spans the Kill Van Kull strait between Staten Island and Bayonne, N.J., is too low for passage of the latest, giant container ships built to traverse the expanded Panama Canal locks."