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East 238th Street Bridge


East 238th Street-Nereid Ave Bridge

looking northeast

Photo from Westchester County Historical Society

View this photo at westchester.pastperfectonline.com

BH Photo #444768

Street View 


Concrete arch bridge over Bronx River, Bronx River Pkwy, Metro-North New Haven & Harlem Lines on E. 238th Street in Yonkers
New York City, Bronx County, New York, and Westchester County, New York
Open to traffic
Built 1930
- Corbetta Concrete Corporation of New York City, New York
- Metro-North Commuter Railroad (MNCW)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Closed-spandrel concrete arch
Length of largest span: 76.8 ft.
Total length: 769.7 ft.
Deck width: 59.7 ft.
Also called
Nereid Avenue Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.90076, -73.86032   (decimal degrees)
40°54'03" N, 73°51'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/595973/4528342 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Vernon
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
Inventory numbers
NY 1067150 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 25755 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 69.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • December 18, 2021: New photos from Patrick Gurwell
  • March 14, 2020: New photo from Patrick Gurwell
  • November 11, 2019: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • August 29, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • March 18, 2019: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • July 26, 2015: New Street View added by Ian Martin


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  • Ian Martin
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  • Patrick Gurwell - pgurwell [at] gmail [dot] com


East 238th Street Bridge
Posted October 11, 2021, by Maureen Casey (maureen [dot] mcasey [dot] casey61 [at] gmail [dot] com)

The Nereid Ave bridge is now like a parking lot for tractor trailers. Is this safe? Can the bridge support the weight?