- Collar City Bridge
Collar City Bridge Other name(s) Hoosick Street Bridge Carries 8 lanes of NY 7 and possibly I-787 Crosses Hudson River Locale Colonie, New York, Green Island, New York and Troy, New York Maintained by New York State Department of Transportation ID number 1070869 Design Girder bridge Opened 1981 Coordinates Coordinates:
The Collar City Bridge (also known as the Hoosick Street Bridge) carries NY 7 across the Hudson River connecting Colonie, New York with Troy, by way of passing over Green Island. As the Northern Terminus of Interstate 787 is unclear, it may share a concurrency with NY 7 across the bridge.
The Collar City Bridge had been planned since the 1950s, but did not open to traffic until 1981 connecting Troy and Green Island to I-787. By the end of the decade, the Route 7 Freeway was completed with a connection to the bridge. The bridge's official name, a reference to the City of Troy's nickname, was selected by an elderly couple in nearby Berlin.
Traveling west (signed south) on Route 7/I-787 concurrency on the bridge
- Capital Highways. "Collar City Bridge". http://www.capitalbridges.8m.com/bridges/collar-city/. Retrieved 2007-09-19.
Crossings of the Hudson River
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