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Deadly Crash Near Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge (credit: CBS 2)

Son Of NYPD Officer Killed In Crash Near Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge Files Lawsuit

Officer Elisa Toro, 36, was off-duty on Dec. 10 when her car crashed on an exit ramp of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge. Her vehicle rolled and struck a vacant storefront.

06/12/2014

(credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Driver Rescued By Good Samaritans After Crashing Near Queensboro Bridge

For the fifth time in two years a car has crashed coming off of the Queensboro Bridge.

01/25/2014

(credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

DOT Announces Nighttime Closure Of Treacherous Queensboro Bridge Traffic Lane

The closure comes after area several fatal accidents in the area of the off-ramp, most recently on Dec. 10, which claimed the life of an off-duty police officer.

12/24/2013

Deadly Crash Near Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge (credit: CBS 2)

Off-Duty Police Officer Killed In Crash Near Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge

The 10-year veteran and mother of two was driving home from her shift when her car struck a guard rail and then a cement barrier on the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge ramp just before 2 a.m. Tuesday morning.

12/10/2013

Queensboro Bridge Renamed In Honor Of Ed Koch

Councilman Introduces Bill To Pull Mayor Koch’s Name From Queensboro Bridge

City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. (D-22nd) has introduced legislation to remove late Mayor Ed Koch’s name from the Queensboro Bridge.

11/26/2013

Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge Traffic (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Residents Fed Up With Apparent Unsafe Dutch Kills Traffic Conditions

Just off of the Queensboro Bridge in the Dutch Kills section of Long Island City cars zip by and motorists shout at each other, some cause accidents, others take their driving off-road.

07/25/2013

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

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

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

New Yorkers wait in traffic as they head into Manhattan from Brooklyn as the city continues to recover from superstorm Sandy on November 1, 2012. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: HOV Restrictions Lifted, Monday’s Commute Will Still Be ‘Slower Than Normal’

In a press conference Sunday afternoon, Mayor Bloomberg announced that the carpooling regulations put in place after Superstorm Sandy will not go back into effect for the work week.

11/04/2012

A New York City Police Officer watches for cars that do not have the required 3 or more passengers from entering the Manhattan Bridge from the BQE Expressway on November 1, 2012. (credit: Beth Keiser/Getty Images)

Carpooling Restrictions At Manhattan-Bound Bridges And Tunnels Lifted Friday Afternoon

“Although, if the city is so clogged the way it was last Wednesday where even emergency vehicles couldn’t get around we will reinstitute these,” Bloomberg said. “They did make a very big difference. Even though they do impact and inconvenience a lot of people, safety once again is the most powerful thing and the most important thing to us.”

11/02/2012

Traffic Approaching The Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge (credit: Matt Overton)

Carpooling Requirement Creates Nightmare Commute Into Manhattan

Vehicles entering Manhattan by the four East River bridges and the Lincoln Tunnel must have three or more passengers on Thursday and Friday between 6 a.m. and midnight.

11/01/2012

A cyclist makes his way through Central Park - New York, NY (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Woman Badly Injured After Bicycle Slammed Into Her On Queensboro Bridge

The Daily News reported that 52-year-old Lingbo Shen was walking on the pedestrian lane walking towards her Queens home on Thursday evening when she was hit. Shen told the paper she was knocked unconscious, where she said she was left for hours before getting taken to the hospital.

08/18/2012

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

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