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Click on the map at right for information about bicyclist and pedestrian access to New York Bridges.

Bridges are grouped by the body of water they cross:
• East River
• Harlem River
• Bronx River
• Pelham Bay
• Hudson & Narrows
• Gowanus Canal
• Coney Island Creek
• Jamaica Bay
• Newtown Creek
• Arthur Kill
• Hackensack River
• Sheepshead Bay

For more detail, view by bridge name:
• 145th Street Bridge
• Addabbo Bridge
• Alexander Hamilton
• Bayonne Bridge
• Broadway Bridge
• Bronx-Whitestone
• Brooklyn Bridge
• Carroll St Bridge
• Cross Bay Bridge
• Goethals Bridge
• Geo. Washington
• Henry Hudson Br.
• High Bridge
• Manhattan Bridge
• Marine Parkway Bridge
• Queensboro Bridge
• Roosevelt Island
• Stillwell Avenue
• Throgs Neck Bridge
• Triboro Bridge
• University Hts
• Verrazano-Narrows
• Ward’s Is. Footbridge
• Williamsburg Bridge

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Fiboro Bridges

Island-Hopping via Foot, Bicycle or Rollerblade

Fact:
As of Spring 2001, all of the Manhattan East River Bridges provide 24-hour bike and pedestrian access for the first time in at least 50 years.

Bridges not on the map can be found at left.


In New York, “the city of bridges,” it can be hard to get to where you’re going by bicycle or rollerblade. Negotiating the city’s bridges can be tricky, and many of the city’s bridges are difficult or impossible for cyclists to cross. In addition, a number of recent construction projects have been holding up bicycle access on some of NYC’s most important bridges.

That’s why Transportation Alternatives has put together this guide to NYC Metro area bridges. Click on a bridge or body of water above, and we’ll tell you if you can bike or rollerblade on it, how to get there, and maybe other interesting information.  For a quick overview of Manhattan crossings, check out the Manhattan bike map.

Fiboro Bridges pages originated by Angus B. Grieve-Smith, with additional work by Steve McMaster and Ken Zirkel. If you comments about or corrections to this section, please send them to info@transalt.org. Note that some bridges do not yet have photographs -- please send digital photos if you have them!


Fiboro Bridges is member of the East Coast Roads webring.
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Fiboro Bridges was profiled in
THE NEW YORK TIMES
“New York Online”
City Section
5/30/99

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