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Pulaski Bridge

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MCGuiness Boulevard Bridge

Pulaski Bridge NY

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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Overview
Bascule bridge over Newtown Creek on McGuiness Boulevard in New York
Location
New York City, Kings County, New York, and Queens County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1954; rehabilitated 1995
Builder
- Frederick Zurmuhlen (Design)
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 172.9 ft.
Total length: 2,401.0 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Deck width: 68.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.4 ft.
Also called
McGuiness Boulevard Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.73911, -73.95251   (decimal degrees)
40°44'21" N, 73°57'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/588511/4510547 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brooklyn
Inventory numbers
NY 2240639 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26204 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 66.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
33,599

Update Log 

  • January 28, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 5, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • May 29, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler

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