Facts & Info

photo of U.S. Coast Guard ship patrolling underneath the Goethals Bridge

Opened to traffic: June 29, 1928

Length of center span: 672 feet

Total length of truss spans: 1,152 feet

Length of New Jersey viaduct: 2,831 feet

Length of Staten Island viaduct: 3,126 feet

Total length of elevated structure: 7,109 feet

Total length of bridge: 7,100 feet

Width of bridge main span: 62 feet

Number of traffic lanes: 4

Number of toll lanes: 8

Width of roadway: 42 feet

Channel clearance at midspan: 140 feet

2013 Traffic Volumes

Total New York-bound (eastbound) traffic: 14,066,262 vehicles

 



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