Stephen Mallon Films Time-Lapse Of Willis Avenue Bridge Replacement [VIDEO]

Posted Feb 10, 2011

Stephen Mallon has filmed a time-lapse video of the Willis Avenue Bridge getting replaced. The new bridge connects Harlem and the Bronx over the Harlem River. The new bridge weighs 2,400 tons and was shipped about 136 miles on a couple of barges welded together. The bridge was completed on October 2, 2010 and costed more than double the original estimate. This bridge costed about $612 million. It has a four-lane span and carries about 75,000 vehicles per day. [Jalopnik]