Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge

The wreckage of a truck can be seen as firefighters battle a blaze on the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge on Aug. 16, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Outbound Outer Lane Reopens On Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge; Delays Continue

The truck was fully engulfed in flames and thick black smoke could be seen coming up from the bridge.

08/16/2013

Ed Koch in Mayor Michael Bloomberg's 2012 State of the City Video

Councilman Vallone: Take Koch’s Name Off Bridge, Give It Back To Queens

If one City Councilman has his way, the Queensboro Bridge at 59th Street will not be late Mayor Ed Koch’s bridge for much longer. But the issue has nothing to do with Koch personally.

07/14/2013

Starting line of 2013 TD 5 Boro Bike Tour. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Thousands Of Cyclists Take To The Streets For Five Borough Bike Tour

In all, organizers expect 32,000 riders to take on the course through all five boroughs. It is the biggest bike ride in the U.S.

05/05/2013

Cyclists take part in TD 5 Boro Bike Tour 2013. (credit: Jessica Marcus/CBSNewYork.com)

Cyclist Dies After Suffering Heart Attack During TD 5 Boro Bike Tour

According to police, 51-year-old Michigan resident Michael Boren was taking part in the 40-mile race and went into cardiac arrest around 10:50 a.m. on the upper level of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge.

05/05/2013

Queensboro Bridge Truck Fire

Truck Fire Shuts Down Much Of Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge For Hours

Much of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge was closed for hours Sunday night, after a truck caught fire.

04/07/2013

Queens City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer with Community Board No. 2 Chairman Joe Conley pushing for safety improvements in Long Island City - March 14, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

L.I.C. Community Leaders Call For Safety Improvements After Fatal Crash

In the wake of a curb-hopping crash that took the life of a teenager, locals are calling for studies and action on what they say are the dangerous roads around high schools and LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, Queens.

03/14/2013

Ed Koch in Mayor Michael Bloomberg's 2012 State of the City Video

Video: Remember Ed Koch’s ‘Welcome To My Bridge?’

One of the permanent memorials to late former New York City Mayor Ed Koch will be the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge and indelible in our memories will be Koch welcoming us to it.

02/01/2013

A current light fixture on the Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

LEDs Coming To East River Bridges, Highways, Central Park

The way major parts of New York City are lit is in the midst of a big change, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported.

05/27/2012

Base of Missing 59th Street Bridge Lamppost in Queens (courtesy: Judith Berdy)

Base Of Missing 59th Street Bridge Lamppost Found In Queens

On the Manhattan side of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, there is a giant bronze lamppost. There used to be two, but one of them mysteriously disappeared decades ago.

04/18/2012

Queensboro Bridge bolt and bracket

Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge Incident Raises Question: Are NYC Bridges Safe?

There was more fallout Thursday stemming from an incident two days earlier when falling debris landed on a car on the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge. As city and state agencies appear to fight over responsibility, the former mayor, himself, weighed in.

02/23/2012

Andrew Campbell says a rusty bolt smashed his windshield as he drove over the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge. (credit: CBS 2)

Rusty Bolt & Bracket Shatters Windshield Of NJ Man’s Car On Queensboro Bridge

Bergenfield resident Andrew Campbell wants everyone to know our bridges may not be as safe as we think they are.

02/22/2012

59th Street Bridge (credit: CBS 2)

Disruptions On Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge End For Start Of Workweek

Drivers who have to cross the East River were relieved that the bumper to bumper traffic has cleared in time for the morning rush, but some were angry over the weekend disruptions.

11/13/2011

Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge Traffic (credit: CBS 2)

Filming For ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Leads To Heavy Traffic Near Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge

The upper level of the bridge was closed well before dawn and stayed closed for the better part of the night Saturday.

11/12/2011

Brooklyn Waterfront (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

New Report Calls Into Question Safety, Soundness Of Bridges In New York City Area

Transportation For America has released a report reviewing the state of our nation’s bridges, and its findings about the bridges in our area are sure to raise eyebrows.

10/19/2011

The Queensboro Bridge is seen at sunrise - New York, NY - Dec 8, 2010 - Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

AAA Calls For Immediate Improvements To Accident-Marred Ed Koch Bridge

There was a demand Monday for a redesign of a dangerous hair-pin curve ramp off the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, the scene of deadly traffic trouble, including three accidents in two months.

05/16/2011

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