A new Kościuszko Bridge was opened in New York

On Thursday the New York Governor Andrew Cuomo officially opened a new Kosciuszko Bridge.

The bridge construction cost was 555 million dollars.

The bridge will connect the Maspeth district with the Greenpoint district, where a large part of Poles lives.

It is estimated that approximately two thousand kilometers long and 30 meters wide, approximately 150,000 vehicles will pass every day.

The Kościuszko Bridge is the first big bridge built in New York for over 50 years. In a few years (until 2020) it is to be expanded and expanded to nine lanes.

The Old Kościuszko Bridge was built in 1939, but by traffic jams and problems, residents did not associate positively, its capacity amounted to only 10,000. vehicles a day.

On this exceptional event for the Polonia community, the Governor emphasized the importance of Polish-American friendship and Tadeusz Kosciuszko's contribution to this friendship, he added that it is a great investment and will be associated with the Americans.

A new bridge in the background with the old Kosciuszko bridge:






Bridge under construction:


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A new Kościuszko Bridge was opened in New York
28/04/2017     Wojciech Andruszkiewicz

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4 years ago
Faktycznie ładny ten nowy most. No i oczywiście Patron jak najbardziej słuszny :)
Kornelia
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Kornelia
4 years ago
A to już go otworzyli?? Jeszcze jakiś czas temu jechałam tamtą okolicą i mi jakoś on umknął.
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JOseph
4 years ago
Suuper! ja się cieszę, że w końcu nie będzie się ten most źle kojarzył mieszkańcom, sam mieszkam w NY i pewnie nie raz będę nim przejeżdżał.
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