Throgs Neck Bridge

PHOTOS: Peregrine falcons hatched on Queens bridges
PHOTOS: Peregrine falcons hatched on Queens bridges
News Queens Courier Staff 6/05/2013 at 2:54PM

BY LUKE TABET Six peregrine falcon chicks that hatched last month were recently fitted with tracking bands as part of the State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) nesting program. The chicks were hatched in nesting boxes installed by the MTA on the Throgs Neck Bridge and the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge. The nesting boxes for [...]

Identify this place in Queens
Identify this place in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 4/19/2013 at 10:38AM

Do you know where in Queens this photo was taken? Guess by commenting below! The answer will be revealed next Friday.   Last week’s answer to “Identify this Place”: Throgs Neck Bridge

Bronx-Whitestone Bridge to temporarily close overnight
Bronx-Whitestone Bridge to temporarily close overnight
News Queens Courier Staff 4/04/2013 at 12:23PM

The Bronx-Whitestone Bridge will be closed in both directions for approximately 15 minutes on Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6 for the installation and removal of overhead sign structures, said the MTA. On Friday, the closure will take place between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m., and between 2 a.m. and 5 a.m. on Saturday. [...]

Bronx-Whitestone Bridge closure advisory
Bronx-Whitestone Bridge closure advisory
News Queens Courier Staff 3/20/2013 at 1:25PM

In order to install and remove overhead sign structures, the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge will be closed in both directions for about 15 minutes on Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23 for the installation and removal of overhead sign structures. The full bridge closure will take place on Friday between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m. and on Saturday between 2 a.m. and [...]

Lane to be closed on Throgs Neck Bridge for 2-3 weeks
Lane to be closed on Throgs Neck Bridge for 2-3 weeks
Central Billy Rennison 10/22/2012 at 10:38AM

Drivers planning to use the Throgs Neck Bridge over the next couple of weeks may want to find an alternate route as at least one lane of the crossing will be closed around the clock. The roadway asphalt and binder will be replaced over the next two to three weeks, shutting down the Queens-bound center [...]

MTA announces fare and toll hike proposals
MTA announces fare and toll hike proposals
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/15/2012 at 12:49PM

Today the Metropolitan Transit Authority officially announced its proposals for the fare and toll hikes that are planned for March. The agency said that the increases will bring in “vitally needed revenue to support the New York region’s transportation system.” The MTA is considering four options that would increase bus and subway rides. On October [...]

Motorist dies of apparent suicide while driving on the Throgs Neck Bridge
Motorist dies of apparent suicide while driving on the Throgs Neck Bridge
News Jay Lane 12/27/2011 at 8:58AM

Motorist dies of apparent suicide while driving on the Throgs Neck Bridge A 36-year-old man killed himself with a shot to the head while driving on the Throgs Neck Bridge on Monday night, police said. The man was heading northbound from Queens toward the Bronx in a 1999 Chevy Silverado when he took his own [...]