January 11, 1961 in New York history

📝 On This Day 📝

60 years ago on January 11th, 1961

The Throgs Neck Bridge opens to traffic, carrying 20,000 vehicles and generating $5,000 in tolls in the first 12 hours

First day traffic helped put a dent in its $92,000,000 cost to build.


References:

⏰ AGBC Rewind ⏰

2 years ago
The Highline Ballroom is Closing


🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia


🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 69°F in 2020
Record Low: 3°F in 1968


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