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Amtrak - Astoria Boulevard/I-278 Bridge

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Amtrak - Astoria Boulevard/I-278 Bridge

looking south on Steinway Street

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #472025

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Overview
Warren deck truss with no verticals bridge over Astoria Boulevard/I-278 on Amtrak/CSX RR
Location
New York, Queens County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1915
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Conrail (CR)
- New York Connecting Railroad (NYCN)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Warren deck truss with no verticals bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 165.7 ft.
Total length: 601.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.76886, -73.90839   (decimal degrees)
40°46'08" N, 73°54'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/592127/4513672 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
NY 7705290 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 89266 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 13, 2020: New photos from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs