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Riverside Drive Manhattan Valley Viaduct

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Riverside Drive Manhattan Valley Viaduct

Looking south under the viaduct in October, 2007

(c) 2007 by Michael Minn

View this photo at michaelminn.net

BH Photo #117487

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Facts 

Overview
Steel arch viaduct carrying Riverside Drive over 125th-134th Streets (Manhattan Valley)
Location
New York City, New York County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900; rehabilitated 1961 and 1988
Builder
- F. Stuart Williamson
Design
26 steel arch spans carry Riverside Drive over Manhattan Valley, a natural fault line valley.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 128.9 ft.
Total length: 1,808.8 ft.
Deck width: 59.7 ft.
Also called
Riverside Drive Bridge
Riverside Drive Viaduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.81861, -73.95972   (decimal degrees)
40°49'07" N, 73°57'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/587729/4519142 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Central Park
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
2,253
Inventory numbers
NY 2246660 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26439 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 93.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 15, 2019: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • September 17, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • July 15, 2008: New photo from Michael Minn

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