Williamsburg Bridge

Direction:
East/West
Western Terminus:
Delancey Street in Manhattan
Eastern Terminus:
Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (I-278) and Broadway in Brooklyn
Distance:
1.76 miles
Counties:
New York, Kings

The Williamsburg 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 and a pedestrian/bicycle path. On the Manhattan side, the bridge roadway becomes Delancey Street. On the Brooklyn side, it connects to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (I-278) and Broadway.


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