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Mohawk-Hudson Bikeway - Columbia Street Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Doug Kerr in December 2007

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BH Photo #174239

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Description 

Property is owned by NY Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Trail is maintained by Albany County.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over NY 470/Columbia Street on NY Central Railroad
Location
Cohoes, Albany County, New York
Status
Railroad closed before 1973. Currently carries a multi-use path (rail trail)
History
Built 1908
Railroad
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
Design
Filled concrete arch or rigid frame
Dimensions
Span length: 61.7 ft.
Total length: 61.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.76986, -73.70502   (decimal degrees)
42°46'11" N, 73°42'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/605945/4736071 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Troy North
Inventory numbers
NY 7095960 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 25725 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 9, 2014: Updated by Z Fechten: Added detail, minor corrections
  • January 20, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Bridge has been converted for pedestrian use
  • January 27, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added city & categories
  • August 25, 2010: New photo from Doug Kerr

Sources 

  • Doug Kerr
  • Luke