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ⓘ Outerbridge Crossing. The Outerbridge Crossing is a cantilever bridge that connects Perth Amboy, New Jersey and Staten Island, New York. It was designed by John ..




Outerbridge Crossing
                                     

ⓘ Outerbridge Crossing

The Outerbridge Crossing is a cantilever bridge that connects Perth Amboy, New Jersey and Staten Island, New York. It was designed by John Alexander Low Waddell and built by the Port of New York Authority. It opened on June 29, 1928, the same day that the Goethals Bridge to Elizabeth, New Jersey opened. It was named after Eugenius Harvey Outerbridge, the first chairman of the Port of New York Authority. The bridge is of one of three bridges for cars that connect Staten Island with New Jersey. The other bridges are the Goethals Bridge and the Bayonne Bridge to Bayonne, New Jersey.

                                     
  • was designed by John Alexander Low Waddell, who also designed the Outerbridge Crossing and built by the Port of New York Authority now the Port Authority
  • Memorial Bridge, in Chicago, Illinois Mackinac Bridge, in Michigan Outerbridge Crossing joins New York and New Jersey Queensboro Bridge, in New York City