Staten Island Expressway, Verrazano Bridge, Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, RFK Bridge, Bruckner Expressway
Ramp Views
The ramp for exits 35W-E when travelling east splits. Bear left for the Long Island Expressway (I-495) westbound. Bear right for 48 Street. Continue straight for the Long Island Expressway (I-495) eastbound.
Photos taken April 2006.
The ramp for exit 35 when travelling west splits. Bear left for the Long Island Expressway (I-495) westbound. Bear right for Greenpoint Avenue and the Long Island Expressway (I-495) eastbound.
Photo taken March 2008.
Traffic exiting at exit 42 is routed onto a separate spur of I-278 known as the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway East. The spur leads to the eastbound Grand Central Parkway. There is access from it to exit 5 of the Grand Central Parkway, which is for Astoria Boulevard and 82 Street.
Photos taken March 2010.
Traffic from exit 4 of the Grand Central Parkway is routed onto a separate spur of I-278 known as the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway East. Exit 43 is for 30 Avenue and Northern Boulevard (NY 25A). It is accessible only from this spur. The spur merges into the mainline of I-278 just before exit 40.
Photos taken March 2008.
The roadway for the exit 46 crosses a bridge from Randalls Island to Manhattan. There is an exit for Randalls Island before the bridge. Vehicles that do not exit pass through a cashless tolling gantry. On the other side of the bridge, the roadway splits. Bear left for the FDR Drive south. Bear right for the Harlem River Drive north, 2 Avenue, and East 125 Street.
Photos taken 2019-2020.
The ramp from the end of the leg of the RFK Bridge from Randalls Island to Manhattan splits. Bear left for 2 Avenue and East 125 Street. Bear right for the Harlem River Drive and East 126 Street.
Photos taken October 2019.
A short northbound one-way roadway runs next to 2 Avenue in Manhattan for two blocks from the RFK Bridge (I-278) to the Harlem River Drive.
Photos taken November 2010.
Vehicles entering the RFK Bridge from Manhattan are routed over this bridge to Randalls Island. On the other side of the bridge, there is a cashless tolling gantry. The roadway then splits. Bear right for I-278 west toward Queens. Bear left for I-278 east toward the Bronx. There is also access to the Major Deegan Expressway (I-87) in the Bronx.
Photos taken 2015-2017.
The ramp for exit 54 splits twice. Bear right at the first split for the Hutchinson Parkway and Zerega Avenue. Bear right at the second split for the Whitestone Bridge (I-678). Continue straight ahead for the Throgs Neck Bridge (I-295).
Photo taken May 2020.
Taking the first right from the ramp for exit 54 leads to this ramp. Bear left for the Hutchinson Parkway or right for Zerega Avenue.
Photo taken May 2020.

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