The bridge carrying Giffords Lane over the newly sunken Staten Island Railway was built in 1939, as one link in a large grade crossing removal project sponsored by the Public Works Administration (PWA).
The New York Times: "$3,000,000 PWA JOB STARTS HERE TODAY: Work of Eliminating 15 Grade Crossings on Staten Island to Take 18 Months," July 13, 1938.
National Bridge Inventory data: https://bridgereports.com/ny/richmond/ (accessed Mar. 2018)
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 8, 2018.
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