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Webster Avenue Bridge

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Webster Avenue Bridge

Bridge replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Tonawanda Creek Barge Canal on Webster Avenue
Location
Tonawanda, Niagara County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1918; Replaced 1978
Builders
- Bethlehem Steel Co. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Deck plate girder bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.02141, -78.87797   (decimal degrees)
43°01'17" N, 78°52'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/672905/4765377 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tonawanda West
Inventory number
BH 61098 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added build date and builder
  • January 26, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 25, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 29, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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