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Oct2016
First opened on October 25, 1931, the George Washington Bridge literally changed how people traveled to New York City and helped launch an economic boom in Bergen County. It is now an icon and the world's busiest bridge. Check out these photos from the PANYNJ archives of the construction and ... Read More
October 25, 2016John Flores
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Sep2016
New Jersey's 2016 Infrastructure Report Card from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is in, and if we were New Jersey we'd put a couple of pillows in our back pockets before bringing this report card home... In all seriousness, this is ... Read More
September 7, 2016John Flores
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Aug2016
When it was opened in 1931, the George Washington Bridge was the longest suspension bridge in the world, nearly twice as long as the previous record holder, the Ambassador Bridge in Detroit. It was opened with one level for six lanes but two more lanes were created in 1946 on ... Read More
August 28, 2016John Flores
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Mar2016
New Jersey last year was once again one of the 10 worst states in the nation in the percentage of deficient bridges as more than one-third of Garden State spans are in need of attention, Federal Highway Administration statistics show. The state counted 2,310 bridges that needed repairs, were inadequate to handle ... Read More
March 10, 2016John Flores
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Mar2016
Can you name this bridge? PHOTOS: New Jersey State Archives, Department of State     Need a hint? ... It was completed in 1940 ... It carries over 82,000 vehicles per day ... It was named after a famous inventor ... It's the Edison Bridge over the Raritan River. These days you can see it as you travel over the Garden State ... Read More
March 10, 2016John Flores