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Union Turnpike Bridge

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Grand Central Parkway on Union Turnpike in New York
Location
New York City, Queens County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1953
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.9 ft.
Total length: 268.7 ft.
Deck width: 44.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.71639, -73.82750   (decimal degrees)
40°42'59" N, 73°49'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/599031/4507935 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jamaica
Inventory numbers
NY 1065030 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26674 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2014)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 64.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
16,528

Categories 

Arch (11,134)
Built 1953 (264)
Built during 1950s (3,193)
Deck arch (10,377)
Flared (406)
Functionally obsolete (7,920)
Have street view (21,731)
NR-eligible (3,966)
New York (3,127)
New York City, New York (268)
Open (36,253)
Queens County, New York (71)
Skewed (4,662)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,822)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,560)

Update Log 

  • May 31, 2012: New Street View added by Frank Hicks

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