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NYCTA - Manhattan Valley Viaduct

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License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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Description 

Three-track viaduct across the Manhattan Valley on a short elevated stretch of the IRT West Side Line (now the NYCTA 1 train). The 125th street station sits in the middle of the viaduct, centered on the 168.5' steel arch span.

Facts 

Overview
Steel arch bridge over Manhattan Valley on IRT West Side Line
Location
New York City, New York County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1904
Builder
- Terry & Tench Construction Co. of New York City, New York
Railroads
- New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA)
- New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
- Rapid Transit
- Subway
Design
Steel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 168.5 ft.
Total length: 2,174.0 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 15, 1983
Also called
NYCTA - 125th Street Viaduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.81598, -73.95806   (decimal degrees)
40°48'58" N, 73°57'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/587872/4518852 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Central Park
Inventory numbers
NRHP 83001749 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 68586 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 6, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added category "Terry & Tench Construction Co."
  • July 21, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • July 20, 2015: New Street View added by Ian Martin

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