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Greyshot Arch

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Grayshot Arch

Viewed from the southwest in July, 2007

(c) 2007 by Michael Minn

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BH Photo #117460

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over a pedestrian walkway on West Drive in Central Park
Location
New York City, New York County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1860-62 by Calvert Vaux
Builder
- Calvert Vaux of London, England, United Kingdom
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 29.9 ft.
Total length: 29.9 ft.
Deck width: 44.3 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.76944, -73.97972   (decimal degrees)
40°46'10" N, 73°58'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/586105/4513664 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Central Park
Inventory numbers
NY 2246000 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26428 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2014)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 66.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
4,555

Categories 

19th Century (6,270)
Arch (11,281)
Built 1862 (24)
Built during 1860s (392)
Calvert Vaux (9)
Central Park (23)
Deck arch (10,520)
NR-listed (2,842)
New York (3,259)
New York City, New York (272)
New York County, New York (107)
Open (37,019)
Owned by city (4,571)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,834)
Stone arch (2,678)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,018)

Update Log 

  • July 15, 2008: New photo from Michael Minn