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Cohoes-Waterford Bridge

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Saratoga Ave Bridge

Photo taken by Z Fechten in October 2012

License: Public domain: Released by author

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BH Photo #281104

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Mohawk River on NY 32
Location
Cohoes, Albany County, New York, and Saratoga County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Being replaced with a girder bridge. https://www.dot.ny.gov/route32mohawkriver

Construction started in 2016, planned completion 11/30/2017. https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-st...

History
Built 1933
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 107.9 ft.
Total length: 690.0 ft.
Deck width: 39.7 ft.
Also called
Saratoga Ave. Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.77806, -73.69667   (decimal degrees)
42°46'41" N, 73°41'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/606614/4736992 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Troy North
Inventory numbers
NY 1022500 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 25730 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2014)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 49.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
15,561

Update Log 

  • December 28, 2016: Updated by Z Fechten: Bridge is being replaced
  • July 25, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • February 25, 2016: Updated by Z Fechten: Construction of replacement announced 2/24/16
  • January 20, 2014: Updated by CANALLER: Added Info & Photo.

Comments 

Cohoes-Waterford Bridge
Posted July 27, 2017, by Lori (moose12188 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I'm curious to know why the corner lot (where the base of a factory still is) is not part of the bridge project. Why isn't there is a lane (going north) from 787 through that lot onto the bridge?