Old Willis Avenue Bridge Floats to Its Final Resting Place

Crews work to install the new Willis Avenue Bridge as it's placed into its permanent position over the Harlem River August 9, 2010 in New York City. The 350-foot long pre-fabricated span is replacing the 109 year-old swing bridge currently in use. (Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)


By Heather Grossmann
DNAinfo News Editor

The bridge went to a junkyard in N.J. last week.

The old Willis Avenue Bridge was bound for a junkyard in Jersey City last week where it would finally be laid to rest.

The 110-year-old bridge, which extended from First Avenue and East 124th Street in Manhattan to Willis Avenue and East 134th Street in the Bronx, was replaced last year.

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