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Bridge on a Barge
Posted by Tom Klemens on July 14, 2010 at 12:19 PM.

New York’s new Willis Avenue Bridge is on the way to its planned August installation across the Harlem River connecting Harlem to the Bronx. The fully assembled 2,400-ton, 350-ft steel span is being barged down the Hudson River from the Port of Coeymans, near Albany, and will replace the 109-year-old original structure.

 

To see a photo of the new bridge in transit on the online-only Manhattan news site DNAinfo (which stands for Digital Network Associates), click here.

 

To read more about the project in a recent New York Times article, which also includes photos of the bridge, click here.


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