Category Archives: Goethals Replacement Bridge

The New Goethals Bridge: Complete and Open for Business

By Steve Coleman, Media Relations Staff Nearly 90 years ago, when the Goethals Bridge became one of the region’s first two interstate vehicle crossings, it accommodated Model T Fords, pedestrians – who paid 5 cents to walk across the span … Continue reading

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The Old Goethals: What Goes Up, Must Come Down

By Steve Coleman, Media Relations Staff Literally overnight, one of the iconic pieces of New York’s transportation landscape disappeared this week. Travelers returning home Monday night on the new state-of-the-art Goethals Bridge probably had no idea that history was being … Continue reading

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The New Goethals: Opening a Road to the Future

By Neal Buccino, Media Relations Staff One era ends, another begins. At 10 p.m. Friday, the old Goethals Bridge closed for good after 89 years. Just 18 hours later its replacement opened to Staten Island-bound traffic and, by 12:20 p.m. … Continue reading

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