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Abandoned LIRR - Union Turnpike Overpass (W)

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Overview
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Union Turnpike 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 1936
Railroads
- Long Island Railroad (LIRR)
- Rapid Transit
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 57.7 ft.
Total length: 59.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.70654, -73.85608   (decimal degrees)
40°42'24" N, 73°51'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/596631/4506809 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
NY 7705422 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 70232 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 1972)
14,600

Update Log 

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

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  • Luke