George Washington Bridge Plaza
| I-95 / N.J. Turnpike / Palisades Parkway / US 1 / US 9 / US 9W / US 46 / Route 67
George Washington Bridge Plaza, also known as GWB Plaza or Bridge Plaza, is the section of Fort Lee, New Jersey, United States, at the western terminus and toll plaza of the George Washington Bridge. Located north of and parallel to Main Street, it bisects the northern part of the borough. The surrounding busy area is characterized by a mix of commercial and residential uses and an architectural variety that includes parking lots, strip malls, houses, gas stations, mid-rise office buildings and high-rise condominiums. Just to the east is Fort Lee Historic Park, Palisades Interstate Park and the bridge tower.
The series of streets overlooks the lower vehicular cut through the Hudson Palisades where several major roads converge for the toll plazas for the Hudson River crossing. The streets, which are above the cut, are individually named for the points of the compass and either run parallel to or pass over it. The expressways carry the designations of the New Jersey Turnpike, Interstate 95, U.S. Route 1/9, and U.S. Route 46. The marginal roads running alongside it are called Bridge Plaza North and Bridge Plaza South, the latter bearing the newer name of Bruce Reynolds Boulevard. Traveling on separate overpasses are Route 67, known as Bridge Plaza East, and the section of Center Avenue called Bridge Plaza West. The expressways and their local street entrances/exits at Bridge Plaza and the aforementioned section of Route 67 are under the jurisdiction of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which also manages the bridge. In the immediate vicinity are interchanges with U.S. Route 9W, Route 4, and the Palisades Interstate Parkway.
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Bridge Plaza is a busy transit hub, served by several New Jersey Transit bus lines serving Bergen, Hudson, and Passaic counties and Manhattan. Rockland Coaches travels to destinations in Bergen, Rockland, and Manhattan. Spanish Transportation is one of many companies providing guagua, or jitney, service along the busy Bergenline-Anderson Avenue and New Jersey Route 4 corridors and across the bridge.
- List of tallest buildings in Fort Lee
- Fort Lee lane closure scandal
- George Washington Bridge Bus Station (at the eastern terminus of the bridge in Manhattan)
- New Jersey Route 495, a similar cut with access to the PANYNJ' Lincoln Tunnel
- "George Washington Bridge Toll Facilities". US Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2015-02-10.
- "GWB Upper Level Toll Plaza". WikiMapia.
- "ENLARGED VIEW 2 (Leonia Borough, Fort Lee Borough and Englewood Cliffs Borough, Bergen County)" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Transportation. June 2009. Retrieved 2014-01-28.
- "PORT AUTHORITY AND FORT LEE COMMIT $30 MILLION TO ALLEVIATE CONGESTION AROUND GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE" (Press release). Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. September 15, 2003. Retrieved 2013-01-28.
- RC 9 schedule
- 11C schedule
- 20/ 84 schedule
- NJT bus 156 schedule
- NJT bus 156 schedule
- NJT bus 159 schedule
- NJT 171 schedule
- NJT 175 schedule
- NJT 178 schedule
- NJT bus 181 schedule
- NJT bus 182 schedule
- NJT bus 186 schedule
- NJT bus 188 schedule
- NJT 756 schedule
- Wikimapia GWB Upper-Level and Lower-Level Toll Plazas
- an enlarged view of road jurisdiction at the Fort Lee approaches to the George Washington Bridge
- Unofficial New Jersey bus map
- NJ Transit route finder
- NJT Bus Routes in Bergen County
- NJT Bus Routes in Hudson County
- NJT Bus Routes in Passaic County