Rating:
No votes cast

West Branch AuSable River Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over West Branch AuSable River on NY 73 in Lake Placid
Location
Essex County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1973; replaced in 2017
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 105.0 ft.
Total length: 112.9 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.25675, -73.96220   (decimal degrees)
44°15'24" N, 73°57'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/582844/4900913 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lake Placid
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
3,467
Inventory numbers
NY 1029790 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26064 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 8.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Ausable River (23)
Built 1932 (936)
Built during 1930s (11,472)
Essex County, New York (64)
Lost (23,581)
Lost 2017 (233)
Lost during 2010s (3,070)
NY 73 (4)
New York (4,042)
Owned by state (15,588)
Pony truss (15,949)
Replaced by new bridge (15,747)
Skewed (4,848)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,327)
Total length 100-125 feet (5,085)
Truss (32,073)

Update Log 

  • June 27, 2020: Updated by Geoff Hubbs: Updated status and corrected map location

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs