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Roricks Glen Bridge

Photos 

Roricks Glen Bridge Circa 1912

Old Postcard View

BH Photo #370675

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Chemung River on Roricks Glen Pkwy.
Location
Southport, Chemung County, New York
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Lost in the 1946 flood and later a replacement bridge similar to its predesessor was lost in the 1972 flood
Design
(3)7-panel Lattice through trusses
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.07340, -76.85090   (decimal degrees)
42°04'24" N, 76°51'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/346886/4659582 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elmira
Inventory number
BH 74442 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 21, 2019: Updated by Geoff Hubbs: added some history
  • November 21, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • October 2, 2018: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • March 16, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • November 24, 2016: Added by Dana and Kay Klein

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