NY Bridge Authority reports traffic increase, revenue decrease on Hudson River crossings

Daily Freeman-11 months before

The combined number of vehicles using the Kingston-Rhinecliff, Mid-Hudson, Rip Van Winkle, Newburgh-Beacon and Bear Mountain bridges in 2019 was 63,815,630, up 0.45 from the 2018 total of 63,527,502, according to the authority.

The greatest year-over-year increase in traffic, 1.21 percent, was on the Mid-Hudson Bridge. The Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge had a gain of 0.75 percent.

Overall revenue on the five spans was down 0.09 percent, the Bridge Authority said — from $59,020,039 in 2018 to $58,968,657 in 2019, the Bridge Authority said.

Revenue on the Mid-Hudson B...idge increased the most, 0.94 percent, while revenue fell on the Newburgh-Beacon and Rip Van Winkle bridges, according to the authority.

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