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Hamilton Fish Bridge

Rte. I-84 & NY 52, Newburgh, NY
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Interesting bridge to drive and walk over

I will say crossing the bridge and getting into the correct lane with minimal traffic was... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
h0ylandm
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Stamford, Connecticut
If you like walking bridges ...

I like walking bridges. When I lived in the Bay Area, I walked over the Golden Gate Bridge a few... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
kleic
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Brooklyn, New York
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  • Average25%
  • Poor2%
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Rte. I-84 & NY 52, Newburgh, NY
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

I will say crossing the bridge and getting into the correct lane with minimal traffic was challenging based on how the lanes were set up. Can only imagine what its like during peak driving. On the other hand walking over on a beautiful sunny late...More

Thank h0ylandm
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I like walking bridges. When I lived in the Bay Area, I walked over the Golden Gate Bridge a few times a year. I walk to work now from my home in Brooklyn to my job in lower Manhattan over the Brooklyn Bridge. So when...More

Thank kleic
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The Ham Fish Bridge is named for a local congressman Hamilton Fish Jr. His Dad - Ham Fish Sr. had held the seat in Congress before him. Both are rather famous. On a bridge related note, heading westbound on the bridge [Route 84], the right...More

Thank Noreen M
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We love this bridge. It looks great from a distance, and, it even looks great when you drive across it. We wanted to park and make use of the pedestrian/bike lane, but always, it was raining really hard, most of the time we were in...More

Thank Y2807RUlaurab
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This is a very dis-organized bridge. For some stupid reason they put the expass lanes in the middle, not to one side or the other. At busy times, when traffic backs up, you can't get to the ezpass lanes which just slows everything down. In...More

Thank csquared49
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This Bridge has been here since the Ferry was discontinued. Still pay a toll but only one way. Lots of improvement done & no waiting at Toll booth unless its a holiday. Still doesn't cost as much as other bridges.

1  Thank CrossRolf
Reviewed 13 September 2016

It is great to walk or bike across the span. The passing traffic can be very loud but the view of our majestic Hudson River and surrounding cliffs, boats, island etc are worth a little noise. In October the leaves will be changing and the...More

Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I was in the Hudson Valley on family business, I lived in the HR Valley for 28 years before moving to Western NY. I'm more familiar with the more northern bridges, The FDR/Mid-Hudson bridge between Highland and Poughkeepsie, and the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge further up. I...More

Thank Keuka4Now
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I have crossed this bridge a couple of times during my stay in Newburgh to get to Brewster. An amazing cool sight!! If you crossed on the way back to Newburgh it is soo awesome. Would love to take a picture next time!

Thank travelusa1973
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I take this bridge regularly when I ride my bike. The bike path is not heavily used, and the pedestrians usually give way. There are also fantastic views of the Hudson from the bridge. For Fourth of July this is the greatest place to come...More

1  Thank Louise N
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Andrew S
27 April 2017|
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Response from CrossRolf | Reviewed this property |
They have manned toll collectors. I have a ez pass which I don't stop. You shouldn't have any problems, anyway who today carries change? What happens if your credit card or debit card you misplaced? It's better to have some... More
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