Manhattan Bridge

  • photo of Manhattan Bridge
  • photo of Manhattan Bridge
  • photo of Manhattan Bridge
  • photo of Manhattan Bridge
  • photo of Manhattan Bridge
LocationNew York, USA
CrossesEast River
Statusin use
Open1909
ArchitectLeon Moisseiff
FunctionRoad bridge
DesignSuspension bridge
Length2 089 m
Height102 m
Clearance below41 m
Longest span451 m
Width37 m
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Manhattan Bridge is a suspension bridge that crosses the East River between Manhattan and Brooklyn in New York. Construction of the bridge began in 1901, it was opened in 1909 and in 1912 the bridge was finished. Manhattan Bridge was designed by Leon Moisseiff who has also designed the George Washington Bridge and the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge.
The bridge has traffic on two floors. 7 carriageways for cars and 4 subway.