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Abandoned LIRR - 103rd Avenue Overpass

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Overview
Abandoned beam bridge over 103rd Avenue on Abandoned Long Island Railroad Rockaway Branch
Location
New York City, Queens County, New York
Status
Abandoned, Proposed to become a rail-trail corridor
Future prospects
Entire corridor from Rego park to Ozone Park is proposed to be converted into the QueensWay trail corridor.
History
Abandoned in the 1950s after a fire damaged a bridge over Jamaica Bay.
Railroads
- Long Island Railroad (LIRR)
- Rapid Transit
Design
Beam
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.68330, -73.84131   (decimal degrees)
40°40'60" N, 73°50'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/597913/4504246 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 70227 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 11, 2015: New Street View added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke