High Bridge

Local nameHigh Bridge
LocationNew York City, USA

The High Bridge is the oldest bridge in New York City, having originally opened as part of the Croton Aqueduct in 1848 and reopened as a pedestrian walkway in 2015 after being closed for over 45 years. A steel arch bridge with a height of 140 ft over the Harlem River, it connects the New York City boroughs of the Bronx and Manhattan. The eastern end is located in the Highbridge section of the Bronx near the western end of West 170th Street, and the western end is located in Highbridge Park in Manhattan, roughly parallel to the end of West 174th Street.High Bridge was originally completed in 1848 with 16 individual stone arches. In 1928 the five that spanned the Harlem River were replaced by a single 450-foot steel arch. The bridge was closed to all traffic from the 1970s until its restoration, which began in 2009. The bridge was reopened to pedestrians and bicycles on June 9, 2015.

The bridge is operated and maintained by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_Bridge_(New_York_City)

Official Website https://www.nycgovparks.org/park-features/highbridge-park/planyc

Address 1233 Exterior St, Bronx 10452, United States

Coordinates 40°50'32.045" N -73°55'45.338" E

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