Verrazano Narrows Bridge
Ports on the East Coast, including New York, are scrambling to prepare for larger ships that will be in use once the Panama Canal is expanded in 2014.
OpSail 2012 will mark the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”
All lanes have reopened after a jackknifed tractor-trailer closed the upper level of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Tuesday afternoon.
Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya won men’s division in a course record time and Firehiwot Dado of Ethiopia won the women’s race.
New York City health officials hope to lift advisories at some area beaches forced to close due to a massive sewage spill in the Hudson River.
The 1,500 rounds of ammo, a three-inch projectile, and cartridges were discovered in the waters near the Brooklyn tower of the bridge last October.
New York City is seeing a bit of a baby boom and not just at the Bronx Zoo.
Replacement work on the bridge will occur from 2012 until 2016. Motorists will not be affected by the work until 2014.
Scores of police cars amassed at the United Nations for another day of drills in a week-long exercise that Police Commissioner Ray Kelly boasts have been successful thus far.
On the Staten Island Expressway from Clove Road to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, drivers dodge, weave, slam on the brakes, and struggle to hold their lane.
The Coast Guard says experts are working to recover unexploded ammunition found last weekend under the Verrazano Narrows Bridge.