Event Summary

Part of West Side Highway collapses

Date

December 1973

Description

A 60' section of West Side Highway collapsed from the weight of a passing cement truck, falling into Gansevoort Street; the highway closed from the Battery to 57th St.

Timeline 1

Maritime New York, 1860 - to present

Timeline 2

United States Naval History, 1866 - to present

Record ID

1202