82 Washington Street
Poughkeepsie, New York 12601
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First opened in 1889, the Poughkeepsie – Highland Railroad Bridge was the longest cantilevered and truss span bridge in the world. Reborn in 2009, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park is the longest elevated pedestrian bridge in the world. Enjoy your sojourn in the magnificent Hudson Valley, high above the mighty Hudson River.
What was there
Railroad bridge crossing the Hudson River, between Poughkeepsie and Highland.
What is there now
A linear pedestrian park crossing the Hudson River – connecting Poughkeepsie with Highland.
- YouTube Walkway Over the Hudson – Its History
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