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The Roosevelt Island Bridge

Birthday: May 18, 1955

Length: 2,877 feet

Clearance: 100 feet

Crosses: East River

Connects: Roosevelt Island, Manhattan & Astoria, Queens

Roosevelt Island approach: 4th parking level of Gristedes supermarket

Queens approach: Vernon Blvd. & 36th Ave.

Associated destinations: Roosevelt Island, Long Island City, Astoria

* There is a sign on the north side of the bridge in Queens prohibiting bicycles on the pedestrian walkway. Bikes can use the dedicated lanes to cross.

* Entrance to the Roosevelt Island side of the bridge is accessed on the 4th parking level of Gristedes supermarket on Main Street. You can use the parking lot elevator to bring your bike up to the 4th floor. Additionally, you can ride up to the 4th level from Main Street on the same parking complex ramp used by cars and buses.

Roosevelt Island

Vernon & 36th Ave

Queens approach

Roosevelt Island

Gristedes 4th Parking Level

Roosevelt Island approach

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