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The Throgs Neck Bridge is the northernmost bridge spanning the East River.An aerial view of the Throgs Neck Bridge.

Joining the Bronx and Queens, the Throgs Neck Bridge is the last bridge constructed that spans the East River. Built in 1961 to ease traffic congestion on the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge, the Throgs Neck Bridge was designed by Othmar Ammann who is responsible for many of the other iconic bridges in New York City. The span is 1,800 feet long, with a total length of 2,910 feet.