Eyes on the Street: Above the Cross Bronx ‘Expressway’

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Saturday, July 29, 2006, at the Jesup Avenue bridge over the Cross Bronx "Expressway." I called 311 to get the city to tow that abandoned car away, but the operator needed an address or an intersection to locate this vehicle. An address would be a stretch, and the computer didn’t accept "Jesup Avenue and the Cross Bronx ‘Expressway’" as a known intersection.

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There was a faded temporary tag taped to the rear window. Its presence means that the NYPD, rather than Sanitation, is responsible for removing the vehicle.

  • Hey, you could always leave it there and “plant” it, like this car in Toronto. 🙂

  • AD

    Hey cool. Thanks Joe.

  • jo-blo

    you could have called 911 and state it is a stolen vehicle that needs attention.

  • Angus Grieve-Smith

    Maybe you could look up the address of the apartment building at that location that Bob Moses tore down to build the expressway?

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