Manhattan Bridge

Direction:
East/West
Western Terminus:
Bowery and Canal Street in Manhattan
Eastern Terminus:
Flatbush Avenue and Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (I-278) in Brooklyn
Distance:
1.36 miles
Counties:
New York, Kings

The Manhattan Bridge is a suspension bridge over the East River, connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan. It is open to both cars and trucks, and it also has tracks for subway trains. On the Manhattan side, the bridge connects to the Bowery and Canal Street. On the Brooklyn side, it connects to Flatbush Avenue. There is also a partial interchange with the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (I-278).

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