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Prospect Hill Road Bridge

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Prospect Hill Road Bridge

looking southeast

Photo from Metro North

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

View this photo at mta.info

BH Photo #456065

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Timber-deck Pony truss bridge over MNRR on Prospect Hill Road
Location
Putnam County, New York
Status
Closed to all traffic, structurally unsound
Future prospects
Bridge is structurally deficient and generally considered beyond repair; it is estimated that repair costs would be just about the cost to replace. Not enough funds are available to fund the design of a new bridge.
History
Built 1910; rehabilitated 1960; closed December 2008; replaced in 2018
Railroads
- Metro-North Commuter Railroad (MNCW)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 105.0 ft.
Total length: 274.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.41028, -73.62250   (decimal degrees)
41°24'37" N, 73°37'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/615129/4585218 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brewster
Average daily traffic (as of 1994)
1,361
Inventory numbers
NY 2224040 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26657 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2013)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 8.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 11, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs