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Third Street Bridge

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Third Street Bridge

Deck view from the northwest

(c) 2008 by Michael Minn

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BH Photo #130434

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Overview
Bascule bridge over Gowanus Canal on 3rd Street in New York
Location
New York City, Kings County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1903; rehabilitated 1954
Builder
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 55.8 ft.
Total length: 105.0 ft.
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Also called
Gowanus Canal Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.67611, -73.99000   (decimal degrees)
40°40'34" N, 73°59'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/585357/4503293 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brooklyn
Inventory numbers
NY 2240250 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26197 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2015)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 49.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
9,755

Update Log 

  • January 28, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 16, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • September 20, 2013: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 15, 2008: Updated by Michael Minn: Renamed Third Street Bridge to distinguish from numerous other bridges over the Gowanus Canal

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