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City Island Bridge

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City Island Bridge

New York State

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2013

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Eastchester Bay to City Island in New York
Location
New York City, Bronx County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition as soon as February 2013.
History
Built 1901; rehabilitated 1977
Design
Riveted Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 82.7 ft.
Total length: 568.9 ft.
Deck width: 32.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.3 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.85611, -73.79333   (decimal degrees)
40°51'22" N, 73°47'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/601704/4523484 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Flushing
Inventory numbers
NY 2240210 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 25766 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2015)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 1.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
11,910

Categories 

Bronx County, New York (79)
Built 1901 (438)
Built during 1900s (5,996)
Doomed (1,012)
Have street view (21,040)
Movable (2,667)
NR-eligible (3,944)
Navigable waterway (1,983)
New York (3,010)
New York City, New York (268)
Open (35,441)
Owned by city (4,401)
Riveted (1,763)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,615)
Structurally deficient (18,158)
Swing (1,225)
Through truss (12,658)
Total length 500-1000 feet (2,460)
Truss (28,845)
Warren through truss (1,411)
Warren truss (5,441)

Update Log 

  • September 13, 2016: New photos from Luke
  • May 29, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 9, 2012: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • August 9, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.

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City Island Bridge
Posted May 6, 2014, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)