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Cattaraugus Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn in July 2009

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Overview
Three-span through truss bridge over Cattaraugus Creek on US 20/NY 5
Location
Chautauqua County, New York, and Erie County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Future prospects
Demolished and replaced.
History
Built 1931; rehabilitated 1979
Design
Three-span, riveted, skewed polygonal Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 179.8 ft.
Total length: 548.9 ft.
Deck width: 38.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.56806, -79.10389   (decimal degrees)
42°34'05" N, 79°06'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/655629/4714592 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Farnham
Inventory numbers
NY 6001320 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 25828 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 72.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
17,600

Update Log 

  • July 7, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • July 7, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished and replaced.
  • July 27, 2009: New photos from James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • Luke

Comments 

Cattaraugus Creek Bridge
Posted November 10, 2009, by Tom (tommyboy6181 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Due to extensive deterioration and lane restrictions on the bridge resulting from this, a replacement bridge will be built starting in 2011. It will be a continuous steel girder bridge.

Project page: https://www.nysdot.gov/portal/page/portal/regional-offices/r...