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Morris Avenue Bridge

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Morris Avenue Bridge

looking east

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in August 2019

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #454420

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Facts 

Overview
Beam bridge with truss on one side over Metro North Railroad on Morris Avenue
Location
New York City, Bronx County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Metro-North Commuter Railroad (MNCW)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Warren pony truss with all verticals on one side of a steel beam or girder bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 131.9 ft.
Total length: 148.0 ft.
Deck width: 47.9 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.82256, -73.92006   (decimal degrees)
40°49'21" N, 73°55'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/591068/4519620 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
9,880
Inventory numbers
NY 2241590 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 86336 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 49.8 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • August 16, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added builder based off of plaque shape.
  • August 16, 2019: New photos from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Luke