Facts & Info

aerial photo of Outerbridge Crossing

Opened to traffic: June 29, 1928

Length of center span: 750 feet

Total length of truss spans: 2,100 feet

Length of New Jersey viaduct: 4,578 feet

Length of Staten Island viaduct: 1,920 feet

Total length of elevated structure: 8,778 feet

Total length of bridge: 8,800 feet

Width of bridge main span: 62 feet

Number of traffic lanes: 4

Number of toll lanes: 10

Channel clearance at midspan: 143 feet

Width of roadway
Main span: 42 feet
Viaduct sections: 50 feet

2013 Traffic Volumes

Total New York-bound (eastbound) traffic: 13,875,360 vehicles


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