45 Years in the Making: The High Bridge, NYC’s Oldest, Has Officially Reopened

Time to get out your New York City bucket list (we actually have

?type=1&theater" target="_blank">two, but who's counting?) and make an addition: The High Bridge is officially back after a whopping 45 years, and you definitely don't want to miss taking a stroll over it.

That's right, New York City's oldest standing bridge just reopened to the public after a 45-year, $61.8 million renovation.

If you didn't know, this breathtaking bridge, which stands at 140 feet high and 2,000 feet long, connects the boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx.

Still not convinced you should take a walk over it?

Check out these stunning Instagram shots that are sure to change your mind.


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hertaps Perfect day to be outside #highBridge #watertower #HighBridgePark #175St #nyc #herta

#highbridge was closed for 4 decades and re-opened on Wednesday. It connects #Manhattan to the #Bronx. I suggest you walk across it- the views don't disappoint! 🌉 💙

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Newly renovated #highbridgepark bridge #washingtonheights

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