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Cattaraugus Creek Bridge

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Overview
Deck truss bridge over Cattaraugus Creek on US 219
Location
Cattaraugus County, New York, and Erie County, New York
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1956; rehabilitated 1971
Design
Deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 299.9 ft.
Total length: 651.9 ft.
Deck width: 43.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.47222, -78.69750   (decimal degrees)
42°28'20" N, 78°41'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/689275/4704777 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ashford Hollow
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
5,613
Inventory numers
NY 1041590 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 25810 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 63.2 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • June 17, 2016: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished.
  • May 22, 2013: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.

Comments 

Cattaraugus Creek Bridge
Posted June 17, 2016, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Demolition video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BsBlAc7Z0S4

VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED HISTORIC BRIDGES WERE HARMED IN THE MAKING OF THIS FILM.

Cattaraugus Creek Bridge
Posted March 17, 2016, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

I think the bridge is actually being blown up first (like this year), not after the new bridge is built. At least thats how the article reads.

Cattaraugus Creek Bridge
Posted March 9, 2016, by Andy Peters (anpete1971 [at] gmail [dot] com)

New bridge scheduled for completion in 2017 and old one to be demolished thereafter.

http://www.oleantimesherald.com/news/little-to-criticize-in-...

Cattaraugus Creek Bridge
Posted May 1, 2014, by Thomas Engel, PE (tengel [at] prudenteng [dot] com)

Inspected every year - with some difficulty and danger.