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Collar City Bridge

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View from Troy waterfront

Photo taken by Josh Schmid in January 2021

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

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BH Photo #488155

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Description 

Northernmost bridge over Hudson River Estuary, constructed as part of cancelled Interstate 88 extension into Rensselaer County.

Troy's nickname is the "Collar City", hence the name of the bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Hudson River on I-787, NY 7
Location
Troy, Albany County, New York, and Rensselaer County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1981
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 379.9 ft.
Total length: 2,238.0 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Deck width: 121.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.74036, -73.68869   (decimal degrees)
42°44'25" N, 73°41'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/607332/4732816 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2018)
55,937
Inventory numbers
NY 1070869 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 91779 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 89 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 8, 2021: New photos from Josh Schmid
  • January 2, 2021: New Street View added by Josh Schmid

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Sources 

  • Josh Schmid