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Park Avenue Viaduct

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Park Avenue Viaduct

looking northeast

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Overview
Deck arch bridge over 41st and 42nd Street on Park Avenue
Location
New York City, New York County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built as part of Grand Central Terminal to carry Park Avenue around GCT
Builders
- Clifford M. Pinckney - Chief Engineer
- The Terry & Tench Co, Inc. - Contractor
- Warren & Wetmore-designers
Design
Steel deck arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 224.1 ft.
Total length: 658.2 ft.
Deck width: 35.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Pershing Square Viaduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.75207, -73.97781   (decimal degrees)
40°45'07" N, 73°58'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/586289/4511738 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
13,706
Inventory numbers
NY 2246550 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 86279 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 45.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • August 31, 2020: New Street View added by Geoff Hubbs
  • October 16, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • August 10, 2019: New photos from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs