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Newtown Creek I-278 Bridge

Photos 

Towers going up

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in December 2016

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BH Photo #372145

Map 

Description 

"The initial phase of construction will build an eastbound lane next to the existing bridge, according to the state Department of Transportation, the agency overseeing the project. The 1.1-mile bridge is expected to be done in 2017 and will cost about $800 million.

When completed, two new spans with a total of nine vehicle lanes and paths for pedestrians and bikes will replace the original structure."-http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/queens/construction-new-... News New York. kosciuszko-bridge-2013-year-schedule-article-1.1067433

Facts 

Overview
Cable-stayed bridge over Newtown Creek on I-278
Location
New York, Queens County, New York, and Kings County, New York
Status
Under construction
Design
Cable-stayed
Also called
New Kosciuszko Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.72762, -73.92875   (decimal degrees)
40°43'39" N, 73°55'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/590464/4509072 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 73044 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 7, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • August 1, 2016: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com