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Abandoned LIRR - 101st Avenue Overpass

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    Overview
    Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over 101st 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
    Pony plate girder
    Dimensions
    Length of largest span: 73.8 ft.
    Total length: 2,805.9 ft. (0.5 mi.)
    Approximate latitude, longitude
    +40.68529, -73.84226   (decimal degrees)
    40°41'07" N, 73°50'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
    Approximate UTM coordinates
    18/597830/4504466 (zone/easting/northing)
    Quadrangle map:
    Jamaica
    Inventory numbers
    NY 7705620 (New York State bridge identification number)
    BH 70228 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

    Update Log 

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

    Sources 

    • Luke