2nd Avenue & E 59th Street | Dangerous Intersections
The intersection of 2nd Avenue and E 59th Street is one of the most dangerous intersections in Manhattan – and it’s often on the list of most dangerous intersections in New York City.
Located just off the Queensboro Bridge, this intersection is heavily trafficked with vehicles entering and exiting the bridge that connects Manhattan to Queens. Surface streets meet bridge traffic at this intersection. With nearby parks and businesses, there’s also a lot of foot traffic around 2nd Avenue and E 59th Street, making it very dangerous for pedestrians and drivers alike.