Why It Took More Than 50 Years to Correct Spelling of Iconic NYC Bridge

A mistake that caused the name of New York City’s Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge to be misspelled for more than 50 years has finally been corrected. On Monday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill adding a second letter `Z’ to the name of the country’s longest suspension bridge, which links Brooklyn with Staten Island.

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