Field Report: The Bridges of Governors Island


Governors Island is served by four lift bridges, two at the Battery Maritime Building in Manhattan and two on Governors Island. All the bridges are being replaced with shiny new ones ready for all current and future Island users. We’re half way there!  The newly rehabilitated west bridge and approach platform are ready for passengers, cars and trucks. The partner east bridge won’t be far behind.

Meanwhile, over at the BMB, a new lift bridge was installed at Slip 7, complete with a truck scale so we can keep an eye on loads coming to the Island. A new Slip 6 is on the horizon as well….

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  1. used to be in the CG, had no lift bridges just old staten island ferry boats.

  2. […] recently let you know that our lift bridges are undergoing major overhaul. Thought you might like to see our East lift bridge setting out on the way to the yard where it […]

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