Beach Channel Drive

Eastbound Views

Beach Channel Drive begins at the Marine Parkway Bridge and runs east as a four-lane divided highway. Signs welcome motorists to the Rockaways and the Gateway National Recreation Area.
Photos taken August 2014.
There is a grade-separated split. Bear right for Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Riis Park. Bear left to stay on Beach Channel Drive. Signage here could use some improvement.
Photos taken August 2014.
There is a turnaround on the left. There is absolutely no signage for the turnaround.
Photo taken August 2014.
The median ends. There is an exit on the right for Cronston Avenue and Beach 145 Street.
Photos taken August 2014.
There is a divider for a short distance going around a curve, and then it ends.
Photos taken August 2014.
Beach Channel Drive runs east as a four-lane undivided road. Jamaica Bay is to the left.
Photos taken August 2014.
Beach Channel Drive becomes a divided road again. There is a traffic light with an oversized street name sign at Beach 101 Street.
Photos taken August 2014.
Beach Channel Drive passes under the Cross Bay Bridge, which is the southernmost section of Cross Bay Boulevard. Bear right for the bridge. Bear left to continue along Beach Channel Drive toward Far Rockaway.
Photos taken August 2014.
East of the bridge, the median ends. There is a traffic light with an oversized street name sign at Beach 84 Street.
Photos taken August 2014.

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