Brooklyn Battery Tunnel

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Published by Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority in [New York] .

Written in English

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  • Toll roads,
  • Tunnels,
  • Design and construction

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementTriborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority ; [Robert Moses, chairman]
ContributionsMoses, Robert, 1888-1981
LC ClassificationsTA820.N44 T74 1950
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p. :
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25628816M

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On the Battery Tunnel’s opening day years ago, thousands of people stayed up until at least 1 a.m. to meet the first train from Manhattan and take a ride under the river. Even more flocked. Tolls at the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel and eight other crossings in New York will go up on Dec.

E-ZPass users will pay 5 percent more, but cash-paying drivers will .

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