"The George Washington Bridge is a 4,760-foot bridge connecting upper Manhattan’s Washington Heights to New Jersey. Completed and opened to traffic in October 1931, the suspension bridge towers 604 feet over the surface of the Hudson River below. It carries more than 106 million vehicles each year, making it the world's busiest motor vehicle bridge. In 1981, the bridge was designated as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark."

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Christmas Day 1965 ~ Plane crashed on the George Washington Bridge

George Washington Bridge. It has 12 traffic lanes on each of its two levels, and spans 4,760 ft between its anchorages.

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photo of George Washington Bridge at night

e Washington Bridge. Over 870,000 photos from an archive that exceeds 2.2 million images have been scanned and made available online, for the first time giving a global audience a view of a rich collection that documents New York City life. (AP Photo/New York City ... more In this Oct. 2, 1930 photo provided by the New York City Municipal Archives, workers assemble bricks to build the roadway on 28th Street in New York. Over 870,000 photos from an archive that exceeds 2.2 million…

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