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Roosevelt Island Bridge

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Roosevelt Island Bridge

Viewed from the southwest in May, 2008

(c) 2008 by Michael Minn (michaelminn.com)

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BH Photo #117467

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Overview
Vertical lift bridge over East River at Roosevelt Island in New York
Location
New York City, New York County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1955
Design
Vertical lift
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 418.0 ft.
Total length: 936.7 ft.
Deck width: 33.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.3 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.76328, -73.94557   (decimal degrees)
40°45'48" N, 73°56'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/588996/4513014 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Central Park
Inventory numbers
NY 2240640 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26444 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 72.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
8,417

Update Log 

  • August 27, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: GPS fix
  • August 27, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 15, 2008: New photo from Michael Minn

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