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Fort Hunter Barge Canal Bridge

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Photo taken by Doug Kerr in July 2007

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BH Photo #174132

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Overview
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Barge Canal on CR 27 in Tribes Hill
Location
Fort Hunter, Montgomery County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910; rehabilitated 2003
Builders
- Alexander Murdoch (Contractor)
- J.B. & J.M. Cornell Co. of Cold Spring, New York & New York, New York (Fabricator)
Design
2 span Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 244.8 ft.
Total length: 678.8 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.6 ft.
Also called
Lock E12 Movable Bridge Dam
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.94472, -74.28833   (decimal degrees)
42°56'41" N, 74°17'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/558058/4754921 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tribes Hill
Inventory numbers
NY 4310090 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26295 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 60.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
2,056

Update Log 

  • December 10, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • August 10, 2015: Updated by Michael Quiet: Added category "Double-trussed"; Added pictures
  • January 12, 2012: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • August 25, 2010: New photo from Doug Kerr

Sources 

  • Doug Kerr
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com