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Niagara River Bridge

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Niagara River on Mainland Green Is in Niagara Falls
Location
Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York
Status
Closed to all traffic. Demolition and replacement being sought
History
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1965; truss span added in 2004; closed in 2015, awaiting removal and replacement
Design
Arch
Stone Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 124.0 ft.
Total length: 410.1 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.08389, -79.06611   (decimal degrees)
43°05'02" N, 79°03'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/657415/4771945 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Niagara Falls
Inventory numbers
NY 5522000 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26467 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2007)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 49.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
50

Update Log 

  • January 25, 2016: Updated by Jason Smith: Bridge to be replaced. See comment section for more details.

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com

Comments 

Niagara River Bridge
Posted January 25, 2016, by Jason Smith (flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com)

Permits are being sought to shut down the American side of Niagara Falls to replace this and another bridge on the same road. It will be a twice in a lifetime opportunity and a first since 1969. More here: http://thebridgehunter.areavoices.com/2016/01/25/niagara-fal...