News and Views About the Past, Present, and Future of the Bayonne Bridge
Sunday, November 13, 2016
Workboats confront the post-Panamax era
WorkBoat: "At the west end of the Kill Van Kull, one more step in the port’s adaptation is taking shape: a $1.3 billion rebuilding of the Bayonne Bridge to raise its vertical clearance to 215′ from 151′, to accommodate the air draft of new ships being built to reach the U.S. East Coast through the widened Panama Canal. After delays, the bridge is now expected to be ready by the end of 2017."