High Bridge Reopens for Pedestrians, Bikers After 45 Years

High Bridge reopens for pedestrians and bikers after being closed for 45 years.

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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer exchange a kiss to signal the symbolic "re-marrying" of the two boroughs with the reopening of the High Bridge on June 9. The High Bridge, the oldest standing bridge in New York, reopened to pedestrians and bikes after being closed for more than forty years, restoring a connection between Bronx and Manhattan with access to more than 125 acres of green space. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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A view towards Manhattan from the new High Bridge after its reopening ceremony. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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A view of the reopened High Bridge from inside High Bridge Park looking towards the Bronx. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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A view of the reopened High Bridge from inside High Bridge Park looking towards Manhattan. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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Visitors experience the new High Bridge after its reopening ceremony. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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Visitors experience views above the East River from new High Bridge after its reopening ceremony. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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