Williamsburg Bridge (New York, N.Y.)Bridges
New York; NY; USA. Ref. info. from, ENCYC. OF NEW YORK CITY, Jackson, 1995. Steel suspension bridge spanning the East River on Delancey Street in Williamsburg built in 1903 to relieve the overburdened Brooklyn Bridge. Took 7 yrs. of construction. At the time was the longest and heaviest suspension bridge in the world and 1st made of steel.