Brooklyn Brig

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Brooklyn Brig
Brooklyn Bridge Postdlf.jpg
The Brooklyn Brig, viewed frae Manhattan
Coordinates 40°42′20″N 73°59′47″W / 40.70569°N 73.99639°W / 40.70569; -73.99639Coordinates: 40°42′20″N 73°59′47″W / 40.70569°N 73.99639°W / 40.70569; -73.99639
Carries Motor vehicles (caurs anly)
Elevatit trains (till 1944)
Streetcaurs (till 1950)
Pedestrians an bicycles
Crosses East River
Locale New York Ceety (ManhattanBrooklyn)
Mainteened bi New York Ceety Depairtment o Transportation
ID nummer 22400119[1]
Chairacteristics
Design Suspension/Cable-stay Hybrid
Tot lenth 5,989 feet (1825 m)[2]
Width 85 feet (26 m)
Hicht 276.5 ft (84.3 m) abuin mean heich watter[3]
Langest span 1,595 feet 6 inches (486.3 m)
Clearance ablo 135 feet (41 m) at mid-span
History
Designer John Augustus Roebling
Opened  24, 1883; 136 years ago (1883-05-24)[4]
Statistics
Daily traffic 105,679 (2016)[5]
Toll Free baith ways
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NYC Laundmerk
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Biggit 1883
Airchitectural style neo-Gothic
NRHP Reference # 66000523
Significant dates
Addit tae NRHP 1966[6]
Designatit NHL January 29, 1964[7]
Brooklyn Brig is locatit in New York City
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Location in New York City
Brooklyn Brig is locatit in New York
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Brooklyn Brig is locatit in the US
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The Brooklyn Brig is a brig in New York Ceety an is ane o the auldest suspension brigs in the Unitit States.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "NYC DOT Bridges & Tunnels Annual Condition Report 2015" (pdf). New York City Department of Transportation. Retrieved May 24, 2017. 
  2. "NYCDOT Bridges Information". New York City Department of Transportation. Retrieved August 23, 2008. 
  3. "Brooklyn Bridge". Nycroads.com. Retrieved June 4, 2013. 
  4. Feuerstein, Gary (May 29, 1998). "Brooklyn Bridge Facts, History and Information". Endex.com. Archived frae the oreeginal on February 8, 2010. Retrieved May 23, 2011. 
  5. "New York City Bridge Traffic Volumes" (PDF). New York City Department of Transportation. 2016. p. 11. Retrieved March 16, 2018. 
  6. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  7. "Brooklyn Bridge". National Park Service. Archived frae the oreeginal on October 31, 2015.