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Abandoned LIRR - Atlantic Avenue Overpass

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Photo taken by Jim Henderson

License: Public domain: Released by author

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Overview
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Atlantic 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
Built 1940
Railroads
- Long Island Railroad (LIRR)
- Rapid Transit
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 63.0 ft.
Total length: 188.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.68951, -73.84432   (decimal degrees)
40°41'22" N, 73°50'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/597649/4504932 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jamaica
Inventory numbers
NY 7705610 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 70230 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
15,000

Update Log 

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

Sources 

  • Luke