Rating:
7 votes

Ouaquaga Bridge

Photos 

Elevation, Southeast End, View To Northeast

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #137490

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Two-span lenticular through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Dutchtown Road
Location
Broome County, New York
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1888 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1990
Builder
- Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut
Design
Lenticular through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 170.0 ft.
Total length: 341.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 9.6 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 20, 2003
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.12333, -75.64722   (decimal degrees)
42°07'24" N, 75°38'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/446502/4663672 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Windsor
Inventory numbers
NY 2226050 (New York State bridge identification number)
NRHP 03000048 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 25795 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2007)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 6.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2000)
643

Update Log 

  • August 15, 2014: Updated by Chester Gehman: Changed status; bypassed; pedestrian traffic only.
  • September 19, 2010: New photos from Doug Kerr
  • April 19, 2009: Posted HAER photos

Sources 

  • HAER NY-166 - Ouaquaga Bridge, Dutchtown Road, spanning Susquehanna River, Ouaquaga, Broome County, NY
  • Doug Kerr
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com