Opened on April 29
to provide access to the World's Fair
that was held in Flushing Meadows
the following year, the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge
was the first direct link between Long Island
and the mainland without going through another island. This suspension bridge
connects Ferry Point Park in the Bronx
with Whitestone in Queens
and carries US Interstate
678. Its span is 2300 feet, the total length is 3770 feet.
The Bronx-Whitestone Bridge is operated by MTA Bridges and Tunnels.