In 1923 a Swiss architect came up with the design of the George Washington Bridge. His design of the bridge was chosen. New York and New Jersey port authorities began the early stages of development of the bridge. construction began in October 1927 and was initiated by the New York port authority. This bridge spanned the Hudson river connecting new jersey and New York with a marvel of at the time of construction and engineering. this enable people to expand past the city.
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