Triborough Bridge


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Triborough Bridge,

New York City: see Robert F. Kennedy BridgeRobert F. Kennedy Bridge,
New York City, connecting the boroughs of Manhattan, the Bronx, and Queens. Completed in 1936 and originally named the Triborough Bridge, it comprises three separate sections—a suspension bridge crossing the East River, a lift bridge spanning the
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New York: Fitch Ratings has revised the long-term rating to 'AA+' from 'AA-' and assigned an 'F1+' short-term rating to the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority (MTA Bridges and Tunnels) general revenue variable rate refunding bonds subseries 2005B-4c.
1936 - The Triborough Bridge opens to traffic in New York City.
While the autopsy on Garbellotto was inconclusive, the family is set to file a suit in Manhattan Supreme Court on Thursday, asking a judge to order the city, hospitals and Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority to preserve evidence that may be linked to the case.
During the 1920s and '30s, a number of toll bridges were financed and built around the country, mostly by newly created public authorities such as the Triborough Bridge &Tunnel Authority in New York City, although some were investor-owned projects (e.g., most of the toll bridges in the San Francisco Bay Area other than the Golden Gate Bridge).
In New York, police used pepper spray to control the crowd after protesters tried to block the Lincoln Tunnel and Triborough Bridge and marched to Times Square.
The president and the mayor were also the key figures who brought about some of the city's biggest, most consequential infrastructure projects--including the Triborough Bridge, the West Side Highway, the Belt Parkway, and the airport named after LaGuardia in 1953, 14 years after it opened--thereby transforming the neighborhood-based city into one prepared for modern transportation and commerce.
So when I got pregnant, I decided to kill myself by jumping off the Triborough Bridge.
"My grandfather was a very wealthy man, but he would go across the Queensboro Bridge to save the 25 cents on the Triborough Bridge," Eisner once confessed.
Through his association with legendary Governor Al Smith, his willingness to bargain with the rich, his mastery in handling the New York press, his unparalleled ability to hide sweeping change in seemingly innocuous legislation, his control of numerous quasi-public posts (the Triborough Bridge Authority being the center of his domain), and his ruthless drive to never let the perfect be the enemy of the good, he was able essentially to create an island all his own, protected from the whims of elected politicians and voters.
As the head of many public agencies, including the cash cow Triborough Bridge Authority, Moses was the most powerful public works administrator in New York City.
Kennedy Bridge, or the Triborough Bridge, the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges, and for the Queens Midtown and Brooklyn Battery Tunnels.