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NYCTA - Beach Channel Drawbridge

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Photo taken by the EPA in June, 1973

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Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Jamaica Bay on New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority
Location
New York City, Queens County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1956
Builders
- Hardesty & Hanover of New York, New York (Consulting Engineers)
- James H. Griffin (Chief Engineer)
- Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation of New York, New York (Substructures & Low Trestle Deck)
Railroads
- Commuter Rail
- Independent Subway System (IND; ISS)
- New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA)
- New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
Design
Warren through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.64404, -73.82537   (decimal degrees)
40°38'39" N, 73°49'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/599318/4499906 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jamaica
Inventory number
BH 60025 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 11, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added engineers
  • August 1, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 29, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • March 5, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • March 1, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

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