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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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BH Photo #284405

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Eastchester Bay to City Island in New York
Location
New York City, Bronx County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1901; rehabilitated 1977
Railroads
- Monorail
- Pelham Park & City Island Railway
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

Update Log 

  • October 17, 2017: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished and replaced.
  • 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)