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Old Forge Bridge

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Old Forge Bridge

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Photo taken by Michael Quiet in November 2016

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BH Photo #370505

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Overview
Pin connected Pratt pony truss bridge over Boquet River on Old Forge Road
Location
Elizabethtown, Essex County, New York
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1901 by Canton Bridge Co; Closed c.1990
Builder
- Canton Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pin connected Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 67.9 ft.
Total length: 68.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.22210, -73.58265   (decimal degrees)
44°13'20" N, 73°34'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/613210/4897517 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elizabethtown
Inventory numbers
NY 3301610 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 50947 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/1991)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 28.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1991)
20

Update Log 

  • November 21, 2016: Updated by Michael Quiet: Added pictures. Noted Builder, and date of construction.
  • January 14, 2012: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com