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Dalehead Arch

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Dalehead Arch

Dalehead Arch bridge in Central Park, viewed from the east in the summer of 2007.

(c) 2007 by Michael Minn (michaelminn.com)

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BH Photo #117385

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Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over the bridle path 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: 24.0 ft.
Total length: 24.0 ft.
Deck width: 44.3 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.77056, -73.97833   (decimal degrees)
40°46'14" N, 73°58'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/586221/4513789 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Central Park
Inventory numbers
NY 2246080 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26415 (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: 69.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
4,555

Update Log 

  • July 11, 2008: New photo from Michael Minn