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Coordinates: 40°51′08″N 73°52′55″W / 40.85226°N 73.88198°W / 40.85226; -73.88198

Tremont Avenue
East Tremont Avenue Bridge crossing NEC. West Farms, Bronx Co., NY. Sec. 4207, MP 12.44. - Northeast Railroad Corridor, Amtrak Route between New Jersey-New York and New York HAER NY,31-NEYO,167-23.tif
East Tremont Avenue Bridge crossing a rail line at East 180th St
OwnerCity of New York
Maintained byNYCDOT
Length7.0 mi[1] (11.3 km)
LocationBronx, New York City
West endSedgwick Avenue in Morris Heights
Major
junctions
US 1 in Tremont
Hutchinson River Parkway in Schuylerville
I-95 in Throggs Neck
East endSchurz Avenue in Throggs Neck

Tremont Avenue is a street in the Bronx, New York City. Its west end is at Sedgwick Avenue in Morris Heights, and its east end is at Harding Avenue in Throggs Neck, running almost the entire width of the Bronx. Around 2009, part of East Tremont Avenue renamed to Hector Lavoe Avenue, in honor of the late salsa musician.[2]

TransportationEdit

The following New York City Subway stations serve Tremont Avenue:[3]

MTA Regional Bus Operations operates several local bus routes along Tremont Avenue. The majority of East Tremont Avenue east of Webster Avenue is served by the Bx40 and Bx42 bus routes. The segment between Webster and University Avenues is served by the Bx36 bus, and the segment west of University Avenue is served by the Bx18 bus. Short segments of Tremont Avenue are also used by other bus routes.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Google (July 3, 2018). "Tremont Avenue" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved July 3, 2018.
  2. ^ "A Local Law to Co‐Name 18 Thoroughfares and Public Places in New York City" (PDF). nyc.gov. New York City Council. April 2, 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 21, 2016. Retrieved September 18, 2016.
  3. ^ "Subway Map" (PDF). Metropolitan Transportation Authority. May 1, 2019. Retrieved January 18, 2018.
  4. ^ "Bronx Bus Map" (PDF). Metropolitan Transportation Authority. September 2017. Retrieved April 24, 2018.