Tag Archives: Othmar Ammann

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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Maintaining the George Washington Bridge, One Bolt at a Time

By Roz Hamlett, Portfolio Editor Frank Minervini oversees the structural maintenance of the George Washington Bridge — from bolts and joints to suspender ropes and cables, as well as the 77 lane miles of roadway, the tunnels, toll booths and … Continue reading

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Bayonne Bridge: Giant Cranes Give the Bayonne a Much-Needed Lift

By Neal Buccino, Senior Public Information Officer Two of the world’s most visually arresting pieces of construction equipment – looking more like colossal candy-colored robots than mundane cranes – are toiling away on either side of the Kill van Kull, … Continue reading

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