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Thaddeus Kosciusko Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Doug Kerr in July 2009

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BH Photo #173937

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Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Pair of steel through arch bridges over Mohawk River on I-87
Location
Albany County, New York, and Saratoga County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1959; rehabilitated 1976
Design
Steel through arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 599.8 ft.
Total length: 778.9 ft.
Deck width: 42.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.79139, -73.76111   (decimal degrees)
42°47'29" N, 73°45'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/601321/4738393 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Niskayuna
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
52,333
Inventory numbers
NY 4033181 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 25731 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 63.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 15, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • April 14, 2020: Updated by Nick Boppel: The official name is the common name in this case
  • April 3, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • September 3, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • April 13, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • September 12, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • August 24, 2010: New photos from Doug Kerr

Sources 

  • Doug Kerr
  • Dana and Kay Klein
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Nick Boppel - nickboppel01 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Mohawk River Bridge
Posted July 18, 2013, by local

This is actually the Thaddeus Kosciusko bridge or the Twin Bridges. Not just local knowledge - there is a big sign stating as such on both ends.

Mohawk River Bridge
Posted August 24, 2010, by Doug Kerr (dougtone [dot] geo [at] yahoo [dot] com)

The bridges are officially known as the Thaddeus Kosciuszko Bridges, or locally as the "Twin Bridges".