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Grove Road Bridge

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Grove Road Bridge

Oblique View, To Southeast From West

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #385803

Map 

Street View 

Description 

One of the older through Pratt truss bridges in New York State. This bridge was a very important link between the extensive iron, pulp, and paper processing district and the commercial and residential districts of the hamlet of AuSable Forks.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Pratt Through truss bridge over East Branch AuSable River on Grove Road
Location
Essex County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1879 by King Iron Bridge & Manufacturing Co.; Bypassed 1987; replaced 1993
Builder
- King Iron Bridge & Manufacturing Co. of Cleveland, Ohio [also known as King Bridge Co.]
Design
Pin-connected Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 115.8 ft.
Total length: 117.8 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.43917, -73.67472   (decimal degrees)
44°26'21" N, 73°40'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/605466/4921506 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Au Sable Forks
Inventory numbers
NY 3302090 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26051 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2015)
Deck condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 93.0 (out of 100)

Update Log 

  • April 9, 2017: Updated by Michael Quiet: Noted that the historic bridge was lost in 1993
  • August 20, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein

Sources 

  • Dana and Kay Klein
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com
  • HAER Documentation - HAER Documentation from 1987
  • HAER NY-171 - Rolling Hill Mill Road Bridge, Grove Road, spanning east branch of AuSable River, Au Sable Forks, Essex County, NY