North Grand Island Bridge
|North Grand Island Bridge|
The bridge as seen from Buckhorn Island State Park.
|Carries||Four lanes of I-190|
|Locale||Grand Island, New York and Niagara Falls, New York|
|Maintained by||New York State Thruway Authority|
|Design||Twin truss bridges|
|Total length||4,000 feet (1,219 m)|
|Longest span||153 m|
|Opened||1935 (northbound span)
1965 (southbound span)
|Toll||$1.00 (southbound) (E-ZPass)|
The North Grand Island Bridge is a pair of twin two-lane truss arch bridges spanning the Niagara River between Grand Island and Niagara Falls in New York, United States. Each bridge carries one direction of Interstate 190 (I-190). Both crossings are operated by the New York State Thruway Authority as part of the Niagara Thruway. The northbound span opened in 1935; the southbound span was finished in 1965.
A southbound-only toll is collected on the Grand Island side of the bridge. Lanes one, six and seven at the Grand Island toll plaza are for E-ZPass users; the remaining lanes are manned toll booths.
- Pictures taken of North Grand Island Bridges taken 8-3-07
- Highlights of the History of Grand Island, NY
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