What is another name for I-278?
the Union Freeway
In this area, the road meets Route 439 and the New Jersey Turnpike (I-95) at the only intermediate interchange that I-278 has in New Jersey. This short length is sometimes called the Union Freeway.
Are trucks allowed on 278 in NY?
Unlike most Interstate Highways in New York City, trucks are prohibited along the section of I-278 on Grand Central Parkway through Astoria, Queens. Specifically, trucks must use the service roads parallel to Grand Central Parkway on this stretch.
Where does the Gowanus Expressway start and end?
The Gowanus Expressway (I-278) is a critical part of New York City’s highway system. This interstate traverses the borough of Brooklyn, connecting the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel, a distance of approximately 5.7 miles.
Where does the Brooklyn Queens Expressway start and end?
It merges with the Grand Central Parkway and goes over the RFK Bridge, which was formerly known as the Triboro Bridge, to the Bronx, where it becomes the Bruckner Expressway. It ends at I-95 near the Whitestone Bridge (I-678) and the Throgs Neck Bridge (I-295).
How long did it take to build the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel?
Measuring at a whopping 1.7 miles and containing tubes 31 feet in diameter, the tunnel was designed by the Chief Engineer of New York City at the time, Ole Singstad. The project was ambitious, even by today’s standards, and it accordingly took almost a decade to complete.
Can commercial vehicles go on Harlem River Drive?
Tractor-trailers are not authorized to be on the Harlem River Drive. Just last month dozens of Long Island high schools were injured when the bus they were riding in smacked an overpass on the Southern State Parkway in Lakeview, ripping the roof completely off. Commercial vehicles are not allowed on the parkway.
What does BQE stand for?
|BQE||Bluetooth Qualification Expert (wireless technology expert)|
|BQE||Back Quality Ergonomics (Centennial, CO)|
|BQE||Basic Quality Education|
|BQE||Breiholz Qazi Engineering, Inc. (est. 1973; Lomita, CA)|
How deep under water is the Battery tunnel?
At 9,117 feet the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel is the longest continuous underwater vehicular tunnel in North America.