91 relations: American Society of Civil Engineers, Barbed wire, BMT Brighton Line, BMT Broadway Line, BMT Brooklyn Loops, BMT Fourth Avenue Line, BMT Nassau Street Line, BMT Sea Beach Line, BMT West End Line, Bowery, Broad Street (BMT Nassau Street Line), Brooklyn, Brooklyn and North River Line, Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge–City Hall/Chambers Street (New York City Subway), Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company, Brooklyn–Battery Tunnel, Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit Corporation, Caisson (engineering), Canal Street (Manhattan), Canal Street (New York City Subway), Carl Augustus Heber, Carrère and Hastings, Carriageway, Charles Cary Rumsey, Chrystie Street, Chrystie Street Connection, City Beautiful movement, Cold War (1947–1953), Cycling infrastructure, David Dinkins, Deck (bridge), Deflection (engineering), DeKalb Avenue (BMT Lines), Downtown Brooklyn, Dumbo, Brooklyn, East River, Edward Hopper, Elizabeth Holtzman, Eyebar, Federal Highway Administration, Flatbush Avenue, Floodlight, Fulton Street (New York City Subway), George B. McClellan Jr., Girder, Gothamist, Grand Street (IND Sixth Avenue Line), Gustav Lindenthal, History of New York City (1946–77), ..., Holland Tunnel, Hurricane Sandy, IND Sixth Avenue Line, Interstate 278, Interstate 78 in New York, Interstate 78 in Pennsylvania, Interstate Highway System, Josef Melan, Leon Moisseiff, List of Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks, List of longest suspension bridge spans, Lists of New York City landmarks, Lower Manhattan, Manhattan, Manhattan Bridge, Manhattan Bridge Loop, Manhattan Bridge Three Cent Line, Montague Street Tunnel, Myrtle Avenue (BMT Fourth Avenue Line), National Register of Historic Places listings in Manhattan, National Register of Historic Places listings in Queens, New York, New York City, New York City Council, New York City Department of Transportation, New York City Subway, New York City Transit Authority, New York State Route 27, Queensboro Bridge, Spur route, Staten Island, Suspension bridge, The Bronx, The New York Times, Tram, Triborough Bridge, United States Congress, Wallabout Bay, Williamsburg Bridge, Wire rope, 34th Street–Herald Square (New York City Subway), 57th Street (IND Sixth Avenue Line). Expand index (41 more) » « Shrink index
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is a tax-exempt professional body founded in 1852 to represent members of the civil engineering profession worldwide.
Barbed wire, also known as barb wire, less often as bob wire or, in the southeastern United States, bobbed wire, is a type of steel fencing wire constructed with sharp edges or points arranged at intervals along the strand(s).
The BMT Brighton Line, also known as the Brighton Beach Line, is a rapid transit line in the B Division of the New York City Subway in Brooklyn, New York City, United States.
The BMT Broadway Line is a rapid transit line of the B Division of the New York City Subway in Manhattan, New York City, United States.
The Nassau Street Loop, also called the Nassau Loop, was a service pattern of the Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit Corporation (BMT) inaugurated in 1931 when the BMT Nassau Street Line was completed, providing a physical link that allowed a train to originate in Brooklyn, run through lower Manhattan and return to Brooklyn without having to terminate and reverse the direction of the train.
The BMT Fourth Avenue Line is a rapid transit line of the New York City Subway, mainly running under Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn.
The BMT Nassau Street Line is a rapid transit line of the B Division of the New York City Subway system in Manhattan.
The BMT Sea Beach Line is a rapid transit line of the BMT division of the New York City Subway, connecting the BMT Fourth Avenue Line at 59th Street via a four-track wide open cut to Coney Island in Brooklyn.
The BMT West End Line is a line of the New York City Subway, serving the Brooklyn communities of Sunset Park, Borough Park, New Utrecht, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach and Coney Island.
The Bowery is a street and neighborhood in the southern portion of the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Broad Street is a station on the BMT Nassau Street Line of the New York City Subway located at the intersection of Broad and Wall Streets in the Financial District of Manhattan.
Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with a census-estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017.
The Brooklyn and North River Line, operated by the Brooklyn and North River Railroad, was a trolley line in Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York City, United States.
The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge in New York City and is one of the oldest roadway bridges in the United States.
Brooklyn Bridge–City Hall/Chambers Street is a New York City Subway station complex in Lower Manhattan.
The Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company (BRT) was a public transit holding company formed in 1896 to acquire and consolidate railway lines in Brooklyn and Queens, New York City, United States.
The Brooklyn–Battery Tunnel, officially known as the Hugh L. Carey Tunnel, is a toll tunnel in New York City that connects Red Hook in Brooklyn with Battery Park in Manhattan.
The Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit Corporation (BMT) was an urban transit holding company, based in Brooklyn, New York City, United States, and incorporated in 1923.
In geotechnical engineering, a caisson is a watertight retaining structure used, for example, to work on the foundations of a bridge pier, for the construction of a concrete dam, or for the repair of ships.
Canal Street is a major east-west street in Lower Manhattan, New York City, running from East Broadway between Essex and Jefferson Streets in the east, to West Street between Watts and Spring Streets in the west.
Canal Street is a New York City Subway station complex.
Carl Augustus Heber (April 15, 1874 or 1875 –1956) was an American sculptor noted for his public monuments.
Carrère and Hastings, the firm of John Merven Carrère (November 9, 1858 – March 1, 1911) and Thomas Hastings (March 11, 1860 – October 22, 1929), was one of the outstanding Beaux-Arts architecture firms in the United States.
A carriageway (British English) or roadway (North American English) consists of a width of road on which a vehicle is not restricted by any physical barriers or separation to move laterally.
Charles Cary Rumsey (August 29, 1879 – September 21, 1922) was an American sculptor and an eight-goal polo player.
Chrystie Street is a street on Manhattan's Lower East Side and Chinatown, running as a continuation of Second Avenue from Houston Street, for seven blocks south to Canal Street.
The Chrystie Street Connection is a New York City Subway junction running the length of Chrystie Street on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
The City Beautiful Movement was a reform philosophy of North American architecture and urban planning that flourished during the 1890s and 1900s with the intent of introducing beautification and monumental grandeur in cities.
The Cold War (1947–1953) is the period within the Cold War from the Truman Doctrine in 1947 to the conclusion of the Korean War in 1953.
Cycling infrastructure refers to all infrastructure which may be used by cyclists.
David Norman Dinkins (born July 10, 1927) is an American politician, lawyer, and author who served as the 106th Mayor of New York City, from 1990 to 1993.
Deck, is the surface of a bridge, and is one structural element of the superstructure of a bridge.
In engineering, deflection is the degree to which a structural element is displaced under a load.
DeKalb Avenue is a local station shared by the BMT Fourth Avenue Line and the BMT Brighton Line of the New York City Subway, located at the intersection of DeKalb and Flatbush Avenues in Brooklyn.
Downtown Brooklyn is the third largest central business district in New York City, United States (following Midtown Manhattan and Lower Manhattan), and is located in the northwestern section of the borough of Brooklyn.
Dumbo (or DUMBO, short for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.
The East River is a salt water tidal estuary in New York City.
Edward Hopper (July 22, 1882 – May 15, 1967) was a prominent American realist painter and printmaker.
Elizabeth Holtzman (born August 11, 1941) is an American politician and former member of the United States House of Representatives.
In structural engineering and construction, an eyebar is a straight bar, usually of metal, with a hole ("eye") at each end for fixing to other components.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is a division of the United States Department of Transportation that specializes in highway transportation.
Flatbush Avenue is a major avenue in the New York City Borough of Brooklyn.
Floodlights are broad-beamed, high-intensity artificial lights.
Fulton Street is a New York City Subway station complex in Lower Manhattan.
George Brinton McClellan Jr. (November 23, 1865November 30, 1940), was an American politician, statesman, author, historian and educator.
A girder is a support beam used in construction.
Gothamist LLC was the operator, or in some cases franchisor, of 8 city-centric websites that focused on news, events, food, culture, and other local coverage.
Grand Street is a station on the IND Sixth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.
Gustav Lindenthal (May 21, 1850 – July 31, 1935) was a civil engineer who designed the Hell Gate Bridge in New York City, among other bridges.
Immediately after World War II, New York City became known as one of the world's greatest cities.
The Holland Tunnel is a vehicular tunnel under the Hudson River.
Hurricane Sandy (unofficially referred to as Superstorm Sandy) was the deadliest and most destructive hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season.
The IND Sixth Avenue Line is a rapid transit line of the B Division of the New York City Subway in the United States.
Interstate 278 (I-278) is an auxiliary Interstate Highway in New Jersey and New York in the United States.
Interstate 78 (I-78) is a part of the Interstate Highway System that runs from Union Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, to New York City.
Interstate 78 (I-78) is an east–west route stretching from Union Township in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania to New York City.
The Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, commonly known as the Interstate Highway System, is a network of controlled-access highways that forms part of the National Highway System in the United States.
Josef Melan (1854–1941) was an Austrian engineer.
Leon Solomon Moisseiff (November 10, 1872 – September 3, 1943) was a leading suspension bridge engineer in the United States in the 1920s and 1930s.
The following is a list of Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks as designated by the American Society of Civil Engineers since it began the program in 1964.
The world's longest suspension bridges are listed according to the length of their main span (i.e. the length of suspended roadway between the bridge's towers).
These are lists of New York City Landmarks designated by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission.
Lower Manhattan, also known as Downtown Manhattan or Downtown New York, is the southernmost part of Manhattan, the central borough for business, culture, and government in the City of New York, which itself originated at the southern tip of Manhattan Island in 1624, at a point which now constitutes the present-day Financial District.
Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.
The Manhattan Bridge is a suspension bridge that crosses the East River in New York City, connecting Lower Manhattan at Canal Street with Downtown Brooklyn at the Flatbush Avenue Extension.
Manhattan Bridge Loop is a 1928 painting by American artist Edward Hopper.
The Manhattan Bridge Three Cent Line was a streetcar company that operated cars over the Manhattan Bridge between the boroughs of Brooklyn and Manhattan in New York City.
The Montague Street Tunnel is a rail tunnel of the New York City Subway under the East River between the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn, connecting the BMT Broadway Line and BMT Fourth Avenue Line.
Myrtle Avenue was a local station on the Manhattan Bridge subway tracks (trains) south of the bridge in Brooklyn, New York City, United States.
There are 557 properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in New York County, New York, which consists of Manhattan Island, the Marble Hill neighborhood, and adjacent smaller islands around it.
List of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Queens, New York This is intended to be a complete list of properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Queens, New York.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The New York City Council is the lawmaking body of the City of New York.
The New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) is the agency of the government of New York City responsible for the management of much of New York City's transportation infrastructure.
The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority, a subsidiary agency of the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).
The New York City Transit Authority (also known as NYCTA, The TA or simply Transit, and branded as MTA New York City Transit) is a public authority in the U.S. state of New York that operates public transportation in New York City.
New York State Route 27 (NY 27) is an east–west long state highway extending from Interstate 278 (I-278) in the New York City borough of Brooklyn to Montauk Point State Park on Long Island, New York, in the United States.
The Queensboro Bridge, also known as the 59th Street Bridge – because its Manhattan end is located between 59th and 60th Streets – and officially titled the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, is a cantilever bridge over the East River in New York City that was completed in 1909.
A spur route is a usually short road forming a branch from a longer, more important route (typically a major road, freeway, Interstate Highway, or motorway).
Staten Island is the southernmost and westernmost of the five boroughs of New York City in the U.S. state of New York.
A suspension bridge is a type of bridge in which the deck (the load-bearing portion) is hung below suspension cables on vertical suspenders.
The Bronx is the northernmost of the five boroughs of New York City, in the U.S. state of New York.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
A tram (also tramcar; and in North America streetcar, trolley or trolley car) is a rail vehicle which runs on tramway tracks along public urban streets, and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.
The Triborough Bridge, known officially as the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge since 2008, and sometimes referred to as the RFK Triborough Bridge or RFK Bridge, is a complex of three separate bridges and their connecting viaducts or elevated expressways in New York City.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.
Wallabout Bay is small body of water in Upper New York Bay along the northwest shore of the New York City borough of Brooklyn, between the present Williamsburg and Manhattan bridges, opposite Corlear's Hook on Manhattan to the west, across the East River.
The Williamsburg Bridge is a suspension bridge in New York City across the East River connecting the Lower East Side of Manhattan at Delancey Street with the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn at Broadway near the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (Interstate 278).
Steel wire rope (right hand langs lay) Wire rope is several strands of metal wire twisted into a helix forming a composite "rope", in a pattern known as "laid rope".
34th Street–Herald Square is an underground station complex on the BMT Broadway Line and the IND Sixth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway, and is the third-busiest station in the system with 39,285,568 passengers entering the station in 2014.
57th Street is a station on the IND Sixth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.
BMT Manhattan Bridge north tracks, BMT Manhattan Bridge south tracks, Manhattan Bridge (New York Subway), Manhattan Bridge Line, Manhattan Bridge north tracks, Manhattan Bridge south tracks, Manhattan Bridge subway tracks, Manhattan bridge, Manny B, Manny B., Pike Street Bridge, South tracks on the Manhattan Bridge.