FDR Drive

Southbound Views

Exit 16 is for East 116 Street.
Photos taken May 2006.
Exit 15 is for East 106 Street.
Photos taken July 2010.
An electronic sign gives estimated travel times to the Queensboro Bridge (NY 25), the Midtown Tunnel (I-495), and the Brooklyn Bridge.
Photo taken July 2012.
Exit 14 is for East 96 Street. The ramp for this exit was recently moved a short distance to the north. Temporary orange signs mark the new location of the exit.
Photos taken 2010-2011.
Exit 13 is for East 71 Street.
Photos taken May 2006.
Exit 12 is for East 63 Street and the Queensboro Bridge (NY 25).
Photos taken May 2006.
Exit 11 is for East 53 Street.
Photos taken May 2006.
Exit 10 is for East 49 Street. Exit 8 is for East 34 Street and the Midtown Tunnel (I-495).
Photos taken May 2006.
Exit 7 is for East 23 Street.
Photos taken December 2004.
Exit 6 is for East 15 Street.
Photos taken December 2004.
Exit 5 is for Houston Street.
Photos taken December 2004.
Exit 4 is for Grand Street and the Williamsburg Bridge.
Photos taken December 2004.
Exit 3 is for South Street and the Manhattan Bridge.
Photos taken December 2004.
Exit 2 is for the Brooklyn Bridge. The right two lanes both become exit only lanes for the bridge.
Photos taken 2004-2013.
Exit 1 is for Battery Park.
Photos taken December 2004.
The FDR Drive descends into a tunnel called the Battery Park Underpass. On the other side, it merges into West Street (NY 9A) and there is an exit for the Battery Tunnel (I-478), which was formerly known as the Battery Tunnel.
Photos taken December 2004.

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