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New York Bridges 6.1)
Robert F. Kennedy Bridge

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The Triborough Bridge, known officially as the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge is a complex of three separate bridges in New York City. The bridges connect the boroughs of Manhattan, Queens, and the Bronx via Randalls and Wards Islands, which are joined by landfill. The three bridges are toll-bridges
MTA Bridges and Tunnels, legally known as the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority, is an affiliate agency of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, that operates seven intrastate toll bridges and two tunnels in New York City.

The three bridges of the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge are:
East River suspension bridge, Bronx Kill crossing and the Harlem River lift bridge

The picture is if the Harlem River lift Bridge
• Span crosses the Harlem River between Manhattan and Randalls Islands
• Connects to Harlem River Drive, FDR Drive, and 125th Street
• Length of main lift-truss span: 310 feet (94 m)
• Length of each side truss span: 195 feet (59 m)
• Length, anchorage to anchorage: 700 feet (213 m)[3]
• Height of towers: 210 feet (64 m)
• Clearance of lift span above mean high water: 55 feet (17 m)
• Clearance of lift span in raised position: 135 feet (41 m)
• Number of traffic lanes: 6 lanes
• Number of sidewalks: 2 (1 on each side)
Behind this bridge you can see some of the Willis Avenue Bridge

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