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West Drive Bridge

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West Drive Bridge over the 79th Street Transverse Road

Viewed from the east in July of 2007

(c) 2007 by Michael Minn

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Overview
Stone arch bridge over 79th Street Transverse Road on West Drive in Central Park
Location
New York City, New York County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.7 ft.
Total length: 45.9 ft.
Deck width: 33.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.78028, -73.97139   (decimal degrees)
40°46'49" N, 73°58'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/586795/4514875 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Central Park
Inventory numbers
NY 2246240 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26450 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2014)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 47.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
5,107

Update Log 

  • July 15, 2008: New photo from Michael Minn