Category Archives: Bayonne Bridge

Flashback Friday: Searching the Harbor for Sunken History

By Roz Hamlett, Portfolio Editor The Port of New York & New Jersey has been preparing for decades for the day bigger ships could pass beneath the newly raised Bayonne Bridge. The Bayonne, a marvel of civil engineering, was raised … Continue reading

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Bayonne Bridge Steel Rope, Making History in Lower Manhattan

By Neal Buccino, Special to Portfolio Photos by the Port Authority’s Mike Dombrowski Six centuries ago, engineers in the Inka Empire designed cable bridges long enough to span Peru’s mountain gorges and durable enough to withstand earthquakes. They wove these … Continue reading

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Elevated Roadway Writes New Chapter in Bayonne Bridge History

By Neal Buccino, Media Relations Staff To a triumphant chorus of honking horns at 5 a.m. yesterday, the first passenger cars from New York and New Jersey drove over the new, elevated roadway of the Bayonne Bridge, 215 feet above … Continue reading

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