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Goethals Bridge (New) (EB)

Photos 

Looking NW at tower construction-SE tower in foreground

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2016

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BH Photo #365164

Map 

Description 

Project set to complete in 2018 with both new bridges open and Goethals Bridge removed. East Bound span should open first in 2017. Update-Opened 6/10/2017.

Facts 

Overview
Cable-stayed bridge over Arthur Kill on I-278 EB
Location
New York City, Richmond County, New York, and Union County, New Jersey
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 2017
Design
Cable-stayed
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.63567, -74.19716   (decimal degrees)
40°38'08" N, 74°11'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/567890/4498623 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elizabeth
Inventory number
BH 73047 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 2, 2018: Updated by Josh Schmid: Fixed spelling
  • June 11, 2017: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: update
  • September 19, 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
  • Josh Schmid - schmij5 [at] rpi [dot] edu