Kill Van Kull


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Kill Van Kull

(kĭl văn kŭl), channel, 4 mi (6.4 km) long and .5 mi (.8 km) wide, connecting Upper New York Bay with Newark Bay, between Bayonne, N.J., and Staten Island, N.Y. It is the main route for ships docking at the busy harbors of Port Elizabeth and Port Newark, N.J. Bayonne Bridge (1931; 1,652 ft/504 m long), the second longest steel-arch bridge in the United States, spans the channel.
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The site contains 62.9 acres of riparian water rights, offers immediate maritime access to the Hudson River and the Newark Bay (via the Kill Van Kull), as well as direct access to the New Jersey Turnpike, Interstate 78, Route 440, Routes 1 & 9 and the GCT (just 800 feet across the channel).
BEC is situated on 7.9 acres along approximately 290 feet of frontage on the Kill Van Kull in Bayonne, NJ.
VVGOOGLING a runner Kill Van Kull 4.05 Ludlow This is a tidal strait that runs between Staten Island, New York and Bayonne, New Jersey.
Spanning the Kill Van Kull tidal strait and first opened in1931, the Bayonne Bridge was the longest in the world until 1978.
The exact route through Bayonne has not been decided but an option favored by the company would enter Bayonne from the Kill Van Kull at the Texaco-Chevron site to the west of Bayonne Bridge.
goodly Oakes, and Wal-nut trees, and Chest-nut trees, Ewe trees, and trees of sweet wood in great abundance..." Reporting on an exploration of the Kill Van Kull between modern day Staten Island and Bayonne, Juet wrote: "The lands they told us were as pleasant with Grasse and Flowers, and goodly Trees, as euer they had seene, and very sweet smells came from them."
One day last December, the station received a call from police officers that a person had fallen into the Kill van Kull, a tidal strait separating Staten Island from Bayonne, New Jersey.
Part of this work involves deepening the Kill Van Kull channel, which connects Upper New York Bay with Newark Bay, and serves as the main route for ships docking at the busy New Jersey harbors of Port Newark and Port Elizabeth.
Six oil spills dumped 670,000 gallons of oil and petroleum products into the Arthur Kill and the Kill van Kull, two narrow waterways between Staten Island, New York, and New Jersey.