Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, Suspension bridge in New York City
Description: The Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge is a double-decked suspension bridge that connects the boroughs of Staten Island and Brooklyn in New York City.
History: Opened on November 21, 1964, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world until 1981.
Culture: The bridge is an iconic part of the New York skyline and has been featured in numerous films and TV shows.
Practical: It carries thirteen lanes of Interstate 278, with seven lanes on the upper level and six on the lower level.
Did you know ?: The bridge's towers are so tall and stand so far apart that they had to be designed to account for the curvature of the Earth.
Location: Staten Island
Official opening: November 21, 1964
Height: 211 m
Length: 4,176 m
Longest Span: 1,298 m
Length: 4,176 m
The Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge is a double-decked suspension bridge that connects the boroughs of Staten Island and Brooklyn in New York City.
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