Hudson River at Poughkeepsie

During that ride for apples, we stopped for lunch in the middle of the Walkway where the scenery is a lot better and the traffic much more pleasant than elsewhere along our route:

Poughkeepsie Bridge

Poughkeepsie Bridge

For reasons that have nothing to do with engineering judgement, the west (right) end of the Mid-Hudson Bridge terminates at a cliff with the road in a monster cut┬áturning abruptly to the right and ramping up to the toll plaza. It’s still a pretty span…