Washington Heights Greenway Segment Re-Opens

3087731332_2068c6acd5.jpgHudson River Greenway detour signage is on its way out. Photo: BikeSeens/Flickr

It took four months longer than expected, but here’s good news from the Port Authority, care of The Manhattan Times, regarding the greenway detour between W. 158th and 181st Streets:

The pathway in the park near the George
Washington Bridge has been reopened to pedestrians and bicyclists as of
this morning 4/28/09 and will not require any further closures.

Assuming no other projects are pending elsewhere along the route, it looks like bike riders and walkers can finally take advantage of an uninterrupted path from Battery Park to Inwood.


Uptown Hudson River Greenway Detour in Effect

A temporary detour along the Hudson River Greenway in Washington Heights went into effect Thursday. The closure, related to work on the George Washington Bridge, will reroute cyclists to Broadway and Ft. Washington Avenue between 158th and 181st Streets. According to a Port Authority flier [PDF], pedestrians may access the park and riverfront through the […]

Another Interruption Planned for Hudson Greenway

Just after the long-awaited off-road link from Inwood to Battery Park was completed, Streetsblog got word of a pending Hudson River Greenway detour due to planned work by the Port Authority on the Manhattan tower of the George Washington Bridge. According to the signage plan [PDF], cyclists and ped traffic will be rerouted to Broadway […]

First Look: Detour No More on the Hudson River Greenway

Photo: John Trotter If you biked down the Hudson River Greenway from the upper parts of Manhattan this morning, we’ve got some good news for your ride home. Here you see the freshly opened stretch between 83rd and 91st Street, which debuted today, giving cyclists a straight route without having to detour up through the […]