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CSX - US 20 Bridge

Photo 

View from west

View of both bridges from west. The bridge in this entry is the middle bridge, not the truss on top.

Photo taken by Josh Schmid in January 2021

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #488485

Map 

Description 

This is the middle bridge of a triple crossing consisting of (top) CSXTRR, (middle) CSXTRR and (Lower) US 20. The purpose of the flyover was to interchange between the right-hand-running east towards Selkirk, and the left-hand-running west to Schenectady.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over US 20 on CSX Transportation
Location
Albany County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1926
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Conrail (CR)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 94.8 ft.
Total length: 244.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.72556, -73.96053   (decimal degrees)
42°43'32" N, 73°57'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/585102/4730863 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
NY 7015960 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 91853 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 10, 2021: New photo from Josh Schmid
  • January 8, 2021: Added by Josh Schmid

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Sources 

  • Josh Schmid