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Westchester Avenue Drawbridge

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Westchester Avenue over Bronx River

looking northwest circa 1939

Photo from National Archives

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #446707

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Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Bronx River on Westchester Avenue
Location
New York City, Bronx County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Rebuilt in 1982
Builder
- Public Works Administration
Design
Deck plate girder; converted to fixed span
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 73.8 ft.
Total length: 75.1 ft.
Deck width: 59.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.82822, -73.88380   (decimal degrees)
40°49'42" N, 73°53'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/594118/4520287 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84979 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 29, 2019: New Street View added by Geoff Hubbs
  • May 7, 2019: Updated by Luke: Corrected builder
  • May 7, 2019: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 18, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke