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George Washington Bridge

179th Street and Riverside Drive, New York City, NY 10033
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Major bridge over the Hudson River that connects New York and New Jersey.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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179th Street and Riverside Drive, New York City, NY 10033
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were travelling thru New York, from Connecticut to Atlantic City, New Jersey so this was the best option (according to the GPS). I had read all the warnings about long traffic queues but it was even longer than I expected. We must have travelled...More

Thank BigMerk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Adjoining NY and NJ the oldest hanging bridge having 3 miles length, the credit of which goes to entrepreneurial family members.

2  Thank jojo5222
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I love coming to NYC via the George Washington Bridge. I mean, the tunnels are a novelty, but anyone complaining about traffic chaos on this bridge hasn't been stuck in standstill, no-lane jam headed into the Lincoln Tunnel. One time of that, and this VA...More

Thank Jo H
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Been over the GW bridge many times over the last 45+ years. It never gets old seeing Manhattan skyline! But this bridge needs some attention. Years of neglect are showing it's toll. And they now charge $15!!!

1  Thank Jon M
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

If you are planning to drive and need to cross over the Hudson at any stage, beware of the George Washington Bridge. For the uninitiated in heavy NY traffic this will your hell on wheels, and I kid you not. Avoid all hours except late...More

Thank ZaahidBharmal
Reviewed 12 June 2017

always enjoy driving on this bridge on Sundays as traffic is light - but amount of work makes it a difficult drive

Thank badbaruch57
Reviewed 10 June 2017

The George Washington Bridge (The GWB) is a sight to see. It is one of the iconic bridges in the USA. We have driven on it many times travelling into the city and then again going back to Jersey. I always liking riding the upper...More

Reviewed 7 June 2017

I was very nervous about driving into New York City for the first time. I researched and watched youtube videos to make sure we could do it. We were driving a huge pickup truck but had no problems at all. I considered it to be...More

Thank Sue6183
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Nice bridge to view, however, during certain times of the day, there is very heavy traffic congestion crossing the bridge.

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Last week I crossed over the bridge in both directions on foot to confirm that the George Washington Bridge is great for walkers and hikers. The Long Path has recently moved its starting/finishing point to the Port Authority Terminal, and I wanted to time how...More

Thank robcurtross
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17 May 2017|
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Response from marksmail | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Look out for the signs as you approach the bridge and you can use cash 24 hours pre day as I recall. enjoy