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Flats Bridge

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Flats Bridge

Star-Gazette: July 23 1957

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BH Photo #460952

Map 

Description 

Faulty pilings doomed this bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Chemung River on Old River Road
Location
Chemung County, New York
Status
Replaced by new bridge on a different alignment.
History
Replaced 1960
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Also called
Old River Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.12378, -76.95171   (decimal degrees)
42°07'26" N, 76°57'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/338674/4665362 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87261 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Chemung County, New York (51)
Lost (22,860)
Lost 1960 (65)
Lost during 1960s (643)
New York (3,891)
Owned by county (20,213)
Pennsylvania truss (462)
Replaced by new bridge (15,247)
Through truss (14,324)
Truss (31,615)

Update Log 

  • November 21, 2019: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • November 21, 2019: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com