MTA Bridges and Tunnels 90th Anniversary
Thursday, April 6th, 2023
6:00 PM ET
Free Online Program
Come celebrate as MTA Bridges and Tunnels turns 90! Join archivists Mary Hedge and Nellie Hankins for a look behind the scenes and into the MTA Bridges and Tunnels Special Archive. Learn the story of the development of the region’s east river crossings through photos, maps, drawings, and artifacts, and explore the past of Bridges and Tunnels seven bridges and two tunnels. From its founding in 1933, through the Robert Moses era and the integration into the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the story of MTA Bridges and Tunnels reflects the story of New York itself.
All attendees are welcome. You will have the option to turn on automatic captions for this virtual program. Staff will share instructions for how to do so at the start of the event. Please email [email protected] with any questions.
Please contact [email protected] for general inquiries.
Image: A floor truss is lifted into place on the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. December 30, 1963. Photo by Paul Rubenstein for Lenox Studios. Courtesy of MTA Bridges and Tunnels Special Archive.
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