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Mohawk River Bridge

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Photo taken by Doug Kerr in July 2009

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BH Photo #173937

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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.
Also called
Thaddeus Kosciusko Bridge (official name)
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
Inventory numbers
NY 4033181 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 25731 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2015)
Deck condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 63.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
52,333

Update Log 

  • September 12, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • August 24, 2010: New photos from Doug Kerr

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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".