Best ways to get from Manhattan Bridge to Governors Island
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The first suspension bridge built on deflection theory, the Manhattan Bridge opened to traffic in 1909. The American Society of Civil Engineers named the bridge a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. The bridge has been going under an extensive $834 million reconstruction since 1982.
- Scenic Lookouts
A unit of the National Park Service in New York City. Open seasonally from May to September.
- Historic Sites