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Figure 5 - ERB's Total Daily Crossings

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 Full Transportation OpeningPeak Year1989
Brooklyn Bridge
1883
Schematic of Brooklyn Bridge at full transportation opening
341,000      (1902)
Schematic of Brooklyn Bridge peak year
426,000      (1907)
Schematic Brooklyn Bridge 1989
178,000
Manhattan Bridge
1909
Schematic Manhattan Bridge full transportation opening
229,000      (1917)
Schematic Manhattan Bridge peak year
703,000      (1939)
Schematic Manhattan Bridge 1989
360,000
Williamsburg Bridge
1903
Schematic Williamsburg Bridge full transportation opening
227,000      (1910)
Schematic Williamsburg Bridge peak year
505,000      (1924)
Schematic Williamsburg Bridge 1989
240,000
Queensboro Bridge
1909
Schematic Queensboro Bridge full transportation opening
44,000      (1910)
Schematic Queensboro Bridge peak year
326,000      (1940)
Schematic Queensboro Bridge 1989
248,000
Total 841,000 1,960,000 1,026,000
Updated: 06/03/2015
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