Goethals Bridge

Goethals Bridge


The Goethals Bridge which crosses over the Arthur Kill (a strait separating the borough of Staten Island from the state of New Jersey) connects Elizabeth, New Jersey to Staten Island near the Howland Hook Marine Terminal.

Construction this bridge began on September 1, 1925 at a cost of $7.2 million with an opening on June 29, 1928.

Type: Cantilever Bridge
Lanes: Two lanes in each direction
Total Length: 7,109 ft
Width: 62 ft
Longest Span: 672 ft
Clearance below: 140 ft

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