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Bronx River Bridge

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Bronx River Bridge

2 parallel bridges

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #284404

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Overview
Bascule bridge over Bronx River on I-278 in New York
Location
New York City, Bronx County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1952
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 107.0 ft.
Total length: 309.7 ft.
Deck width: 59.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.82278, -73.88417   (decimal degrees)
40°49'22" N, 73°53'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/594095/4519683 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Central Park
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
55,675
Inventory numbers
NY 2066672 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 25757 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 54.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 29, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 15, 2011: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

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Bronx River Bridge
Posted July 30, 2017, by Robbie (Robdock05 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

The last time I drove over this bridge they removed the the traffic gates or guards that go down when opened, I've never seen this bridge open, I heard it was last opened in 1992, any info on this?