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Long-Inactive Verrazano Tollbooths Finally Meet Their End



On the night of Feb. 1, the last remaining long-decommissioned eastbound tollbooths at the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge were torn down. In the 1980s, eastbound tolls on the Verrazano were eliminated as a favor to Staten Island politicians who wanted a toll-free ride into Brooklyn and Manhattan for their constituents who commuted to work by car.

February 3, 2012 - 12:33pm


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