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Bronx River Parkway Bridge

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Bronx River Parkway Bridge

looking northeast

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in November 2019

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #459961

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Bronx River on Bronx River Parkway in New York
Location
New York City, Bronx County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1951 when parkway rerouted east due to flooding
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 66.9 ft.
Total length: 78.7 ft.
Deck width: 69.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.89874, -73.86133   (decimal degrees)
40°53'55" N, 73°51'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/595911/4528140 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Vernon
Average daily traffic (as of 2018)
94,548
Inventory numbers
NY 1075059 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 25762 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 65.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (11,808)
Bronx County, New York (106)
Bronx River (28)
Built 1951 (274)
Built during 1950s (3,734)
Deck arch (11,053)
Have street view (26,091)
Navigable waterway (2,128)
New York (4,011)
New York City, New York (313)
Open (38,995)
Owned by state (15,528)
Skewed (4,845)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,822)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,441)

Update Log 

  • November 11, 2019: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • November 4, 2017: New Street View added by Clark Vance

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

Bronx River Parkway Bridge
Posted November 4, 2017, by David Backlin (us71 [at] cox [dot] net)

But the media loves to reference this site as if it were official

Just sayin' ;)

Bronx River Parkway Bridge
Posted November 3, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I have noticed that quite a few commenters mistakenly think that Bridgehunter is an official government website.

That seems to be a point of confusion on here.

Bronx River Parkway Bridge
Posted November 3, 2017, by Anonymous

Perhaps you don't understand.

This website is for bridge lovers, not bridge haters.

Bronx River Parkway Bridge
Posted November 2, 2017, by Daniel Timothy Dey

NYSDOT Region 11 had better replace this one, but I doubt they'll even take it into consideration.