Throgs Neck Bridge
The Throgs Neck Bridge
is a suspension bridge
opened on January 11
that carries US Interstate
295 and connects the Throgg's Neck section of the Bronx
with the Bayside section of Queens
. It is the newest bridge across the East River
and was built to relieve traffic on the adjacent Whitestone Bridge
The span is 1800 feet long, with an anchorage to anchorage total length of 2910 feet.
The Throgs Neck Bridge is owned and operated by the Triborough Bridge & Tunnel Authority, a subsidiary of MTA Bridges and Tunnels.