Happy 80th Birthday GW Bridge!!

The George Washington Bridge between New Jersey and New York was dedicated 80 years ago yesterday on Oct. 24, 1931 and opened to traffic 80 years ago today on Oct. 25, 1931.

Its chief engineer was Othmar Ammann. At the time it opened, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world.

We have a copy of the original Dedication Program in the Avery Classics Collection:
Call # AA9505 P836.

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