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Erie Canal Bridge


Erie Canal Bob Melville

Photo By Bob Melville 2010

BH Photo #366767


Street View 


Through truss bridge over Erie Canal on Chili Ave (N.Y.S. Rte. 33A) in Rochester
Rochester, Monroe County, New York
Open to traffic
Built 1940; rehabilitated 1966
Through truss
Length of largest span: 148.0 ft.
Total length: 153.9 ft.
Deck width: 42.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.14028, -77.66583   (decimal degrees)
43°08'25" N, 77°39'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/283202/4779842 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rochester West
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
Inventory numbers
NY 4443340 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26273 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 54 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 29, 2016: New photos from Dana and Kay Klein
  • October 8, 2016: New photos from Dana and Kay Klein
  • January 29, 2014: Updated by CANALLER: Added Info & Photo.
  • April 20, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn


Erie Canal Bridge
Posted May 22, 2014, by Anonymous

Add't'l repairs completed.

Erie Canal Bridge - BH 26273
Posted April 16, 2010, by Bob Melville (wrm [at] rochester [dot] rr [dot] com)

Attached are a couple recent photos of the NY 33A Chili Avenue bridge over the Erie canal, BH 26273

Bob Melville

Chili, NY