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Middleport Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn in July 2009

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Overview
Vertical lift bridge over Erie Canal on NY 271 in Middleport
Location
Niagara County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1974
Design
Warren pony truss with no verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 113.9 ft.
Total length: 133.9 ft.
Deck width: 23.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.21278, -78.47639   (decimal degrees)
43°12'46" N, 78°28'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/704988/4787535 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Medina
Inventory numbers
NY 4454020 (New York State bridge identification number)
NYSBC E-216 (New York State Barge Canal bridge number)
BH 26456 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2014)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 72.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
1,139

Update Log 

  • May 16, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 7, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • January 8, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • August 22, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 27, 2009: New photos from James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Douglas Butler
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net