Staten Island Expressway, Verrazano Bridge, Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, RFK Bridge, Bruckner Expressway
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 2 Avenue and East 125 Street. Take the exit on the right for the Harlem River Drive north.
Photos taken 2019-2023.
The ramp from the end of the leg of the RFK Bridge from Randalls Island to Manhattan has an exit leading directly onto the Harlem River Drive. After a short distance, it splits, providing access to the local street. Bear left for 2 Avenue and East 125 Street. Bear right for the Harlem River Drive and East 126 Street.
Photos taken 2019-2021.
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.
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.