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Third Avenue Bridge

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Third Avenue Bridge

Viewed from the southeast (on the Willis Ave. Bridge) in March, 2005

(c) 2005 by Michael Minn (michaelminn.com)

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Overview
Swing bridge over Harlem River on Third Avenue in New York
Location
New York City, New York County, New York, and Bronx County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900; rehabilitated 1957; Replaced 2005
Design
Swing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 1,326.8 ft.
Deck width: 51.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.80694, -73.93361   (decimal degrees)
40°48'25" N, 73°56'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/589946/4517873 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Central Park
Inventory numbers
NY 2240069 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26445 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2014)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 83.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
42,991

Update Log 

  • December 10, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • August 26, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 15, 2008: New photo from Michael Minn

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Third Avenue Bridge
Posted January 31, 2008, by Anonymous

This bridge was replaced in 2002? by Kiska Construction.