Transport: Triborough

Only one of New York City's five boroughs on the U. S. mainland is The Bronx. Between it and Manhattan Island flows the sludgy little Harlem River. Between it and Queens on Long Island churns Hell Gate, connecting East River with Long Island Sound.* Until last week there was no way, except for a feeble ferry, for motorists on the mainland to reach Long Island without passing through Manhattan. This traffic gap was then closed by the ceremonious opening of a $60,300,000 collection of viaducts and spans called the Triborough Bridge.

Uniting The Bronx,...

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