List of Bridges by Date

Name of Bridge

Location

Date Opened

Ossining Double Arch Bridges (upper arch) Ossining, NY 1842
High Bridge (Aqueduct Bridge) Manhattan / Bronx 1848
Roebling Bridge (Delaware Aqueduct) Minisink Ford, NY / Lackawaxen, PA 1849
Ossining Double Arch Bridges (lower arch) Ossining, NY 1862
Bridge Street over Second River Belleville, NJ 1867
Washington Avenue Bridge Belleville, NJ 1868-9
Sparkill Creek Drawbridge Piermont, NY 1880
Bridge L-158 Goldens Bridge, NY 1883
Belle Haven Suspension Bridge Greenwich, CT 1883
Brooklyn Bridge Manhattan / Brooklyn 5/24/1883
New Bridge Drawbridge New Milford, NJ 1888
Washington Bridge Manhattan / Bronx 12/1/1888
Carroll Street Bridge Brooklyn 1889
DB Drawridge Kearny, NJ / Secaucus, NJ 1889
Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge Poughkeepsie, NY / Highland, NY 1889
Park Avenue Bridge Mount Vernon, NY 1893
Macomb’s Dam Bridge Manhattan / Bronx 5/1/1895
WR Drawbridge Newark, NJ / Kearny, NJ 1897
Passaic Street Bridge Passaic, NJ / Garfield, NJ 1898
Spuyten Duyvil Bridge Manhattan 1899
Jackson Street Bridge Newark, NJ 1900
Mill Street Bridge Newark, NJ 1900
Midtown Bridge Hackensack, NJ / Bogota, NJ 1900
City Island Bridge Bronx / City Island 7/14/1901
Newark Draw Rail Bridge Newark, NJ 1901
Willis Avenue Bridge Manhattan / Bronx 1901
Passaic Street Bridge, Lodi Lodi, NJ 1903
Grand Street Bridge Brooklyn / Queens 2/5/1903
Williamsburg Bridge Manhattan / Brooklyn 12/19/1903
Riegelsville Bridge Riegelsville, PA / Pohatcong, NJ 1904
Park Avenue Bridge Newark, NJ 1905
Park Avenue (Avondale Bridge) Nutley, NJ / Lyndhurst, NJ 1905
Union Street Bridge Brooklyn 3/4/1905
Third Street Bridge Brooklyn 3/31/1905
145th Street Bridge Manhattan / Bronx 8/24/1905
Main Avenue Bridge Passaic, NJ / Wallington, NJ 1906
New Croton Dam Bridge Croton-on-Hudson, NY 1906
Straight Street Bridge Paterson, NJ 1907
Bronx River Bascules Bronx 1908
Clay Street Bridge Newark, NJ 1908
Court Street Bridge Hackensack, NJ / Teaneck, NJ 1908
Hutchinson River Drawbridge Bronx 1908
Monroe Street Bridge Passaic, NJ / Garfield, NJ 6/13/1908
University Heights Bridge Manhattan / Bronx 1/8/1908
Borden Avenue Bridge Queens 3/25/1908
Pelham Bridge Bronx 10/15/1908
Montauk Freight Cut-Off Queens 1909
Queensboro Bridge Manhattan / Queens 12/30/1909
Manhattan Bridge Manhattan / Brooklyn 12/31/1909
Hunters Point Avenue Bridge Queens 12/14/1910
Madison Avenue Bridge Manhattan / Bronx 1910
Portal Bridge Kearny, NJ / Secaucus, NJ 1910
HX Drawbridge East Rutherford, NJ / Secaucus, NJ 1911
Bridge Street Bridge Newark, NJ 1913
Eighth Street Bridge Passaic, NJ 1915
Dutch Kills Swing Bridge Queens 10/1915
Hell Gate Bridge Queens / Manhattan / Bronx 10/30/1916
South Front Street Bridge Elizabeth, NJ 1922
Bear Mountain Bridge Cortlandt, NY / Stony Point, NY 1924
Central Railroad of New Jersey Newark Bay Bridge Elizabeth, NJ / Bayonne, NJ 11/27/1926
Roosevelt Avenue Bridge Queens 5/14/1927
Goethals Bridge Staten Island / Elizabeth, NJ 6/29/1928
Outerbridge Crossing Staten Island / Perth Amboy, NJ 6/29/1928
East 174th Street Bridge Bronx 1928
Lower Hack Lift Bridge Jersey City, NJ / Kearny, NJ 1928
Gowanus Canal Railroad Bridge Brooklyn 1929
Cropsey Avenue Bridge Brooklyn 1930
Wittpenn Bridge Jersey City, NJ / Kearny, NJ 11/5/1930
233rd Street Bridge Bronx 1931
East 238th Streeet Bridge Bronx 4/23/1931
George Washington Bridge Fort Lee, NJ / Manhattan 10/24/1931
Bayonne Bridge Bayonne, NJ / Staten Island 11/15/1931
Pulaski Skyway Jersey City, NJ / Newark, NJ 1932
Metropolitan Avenue Bridge Brooklyn 3/27/1933
Route 3 Bridge East Rutherford, NJ 1934
Route 46 Bridge [Winant Ave. Bridge] Little Ferry, NJ / Ridgefield Park NJ 1934
Amtrak Dock Vertical Lift (west span) Newark, NJ 1935
Eagle Avenue Bridge Bronx 1936
Triborough Bridge (East River Suspension) Queens / Ward’s Island 4/11/1936
Triborough Bridge (Harlem Lift) Manhattan / Randall’s Island 4/11/1936
Triborough Bridge (Bronx Kills) Randall’s Island / Bronx 4/11/1936
Henry Hudson Bridge Manhattan 12/12/1936
Amtrak Dock Vertical Lift (east span) Newark, NJ 1937
Marine Parkway Bridge Brooklyn / Queens 7/3/1937
Westchester Avenue Bridge Bronx 11/1/1938
Bronx-Whitestone Bridge Bronx / Queens 4/29/1939
Kosciuszko Bridge Queens / Brooklyn 1939
Route 46 Passaic River Bridge Totowa, NJ / Woodland Park, NJ 4/29/1939
Mill Basin Bridge Brooklyn 6/29/1940
Passaic River Bridge (1&9) Kearny, NJ / Newark, NJ 1/26/1941
Hutchinson River Parkway Bridge Bronx 10/11/1941
Hamilton Avenue Bridge Brooklyn 8/27/1942
Stickel Bridge Newark, NJ 1948
Ward’s Island Bridge Ward’s Island / Manhattan 1951
Unionport Bridge Bronx 1953
Bruckner Bridge Bronx 10/27/1953
Hackensack River Bridge (1&9) Jersey City / Kearny 1954
Pulaski Bridge Queens / Brooklyn 9/10/1954
Broad Channel Drawbridge Queens 1956
Newark Bay / Casciano Memorial Bridge Newark, NJ / Bayonne, NJ 4/4/1956
Roosevelt Island Bridge Queens / Roosevelt Island 5/18/1955
Park Avenue Bridge Manhattan / Bronx 1956
Arthur Kill Lift Bridge Staten Island / Elizabeth, NJ 1959
Throgs Neck Bridge Queens / Bronx 1/11/1961
Broadway Bridge Manhattan / Bronx 7/1/1962
Alexander Hamilton Bridge Manhattan / Bronx 1/15/1963
Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Brooklyn / Staten Island 11/21/1964
Rikers Island Bridge Queens / Rikers Island 1966
Cross Bay Bridge Queens 5/28/1970
Greenpoint Avenue Bridge Queens / Brooklyn 1987
Ninth Street Bridge Brooklyn 0/28/1998
Rockefeller University Bridge Manhattan 11/1999
Intrepid Museum Pedestrian Bridge Manhattan 6/25/2003
Third Avenue Bridge Manhattan / Bronx 2004
Mill Creek Footbridge Jersey City, NJ 2013