News Archive 2009-2018

A New Willis Avenue Bridge Floats Up to Harlem (WYNC) Archives

Willis Ave. Bridge floats past the RFK Bridge (Photo: Kent Vogel)

New Yorkers know that the cheapest way off Manhattan’s East Side is to bypass the RFK bridge (formerly known as the Triborough Bridge), where tolls are a whopping $5.50 per vehicle, and to take the 109-year-old Willis Avenue Bridge into The Bronx. On Monday, a new Willis Avenue bridge made its way up the East River after a 112-mile journey from Albany to 124th Street.