High Bridge reopening celebrated with festival

After spending more than 40 years closed down, the High Bridge in Highbridge reopened this year. Residents celebrated with a community festival Saturday.

The High Bridge is the oldest standing bridge in New York City and has been closed for over 40 years.

The High Bridge is the oldest standing bridge in New York City and has been closed for over 40 years. (7/25/15)

THE BRONX - After spending more than 40 years closed down, the High Bridge in Highbridge reopened this year.

Residents celebrated with a community festival Saturday.

The High Bridge is the oldest standing bridge in New York City and had been closed after the city's financial woes in the '70s left it deteriorated.

The bridge connects Manhattan to the Bronx.

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High Bridge Festival

Saturday, July 25
12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
High Bridge, Bronx
Highbridge Park, Manhattan

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