Vertical lift Warren through truss. This is the westernmost component of the massive Triboro Bridge complex, which also includes a fixed truss span into the Bronx, a suspension span into Queens and a viaduct across Randalls and Wards Islands to connect the whole thing together.
Length of largest span: 315.0 ft.
Total length: 4,594.4 ft. (0.9 mi.)
Deck width: 69.6 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.80056, -73.92833(decimal degrees) 40°48'02" N, 73°55'42" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
USGS topographic map
NY 5521209 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26446 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2010)
Deck condition rating: Poor(4 out of 9) Superstructure condition rating: Fair(5 out of 9) Substructure condition rating: Poor(4 out of 9) Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 22.2 (out of 100)
Posted August 4, 2007, by Kevin Wong (R36Redbird [at] yahoo [dot] com)
Accroding to MTA Bridges & Tunnels, approximately ten lifts a year of the Triborough Manhattan Lift Bridge are conducted for maintenance purposes, and to honor requests from the US Coast Guard and various Maritime travelers.