Rating:
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Rainbow Bridge

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Rainbow Bridge

Rainbow Bridge

Photo taken by Larry Matthews in May 2007

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BH Photo #112886

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Overview
Steel arch bridge over Niagara River at Niagara Falls over the U.S.-Canadian border
Location
Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1941
Design
Steel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 994.8 ft.
Total length: 1,444.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.08972, -79.06750   (decimal degrees)
43°05'23" N, 79°04'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/657287/4772590 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Niagara Falls
Inventory numbers
NY 5068199 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26472 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 72.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
8,513

Update Log 

  • July 22, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • September 11, 2015: New photos from Gene Smania
  • May 16, 2010: New Street View added by Nick Brnot
  • March 16, 2008: New photo from Larry Matthews

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Sources 

  • Larry Matthews
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com