The Collar City Bridge is considered to be the main entrance to the Home of Uncle Sam, the City of Troy.
At the eastern end of the Route 7 Freeway, the Collar City Bridge connects Route 7 to Hoosick Street.
The Collar City Bridge is one of six spans that connects Troy with Albany County.
Before the Collar City Bridge was built, Route 7 was routed over the Congress Street Bridge south of the Green Island-Troy Bridge.
Today, the Collar City Bridge maintains
it's important connection for Troy.
Crossing over the Hudson River and Village of Green Island.
Interstate 787, although unsigned, is a part of the Collar City Bridge, with its northern terminus at the eastern end of the bridge.
New York State Department of Transportation