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Jamaica Bay Bridge

Photo 

Jamaica Bay Bridge

Replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #294394

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Jamaica Bay on Cross Bay Boulevard
Location
New York City, Queens County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced 1967
Design
Deck plate girder bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.59409, -73.82045   (decimal degrees)
40°35'39" N, 73°49'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/599808/4494367 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Far Rockaway
Inventory number
BH 63004 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,033)
Deck girder (4,928)
Girder (8,901)
Lost (20,982)
Lost 1967 (49)
Lost during 1960s (544)
Movable (2,804)
Navigable waterway (2,087)
New York (3,667)
New York City, New York (289)
Owned by state (14,674)
Plate girder (6,776)
Queens County, New York (72)
Replaced by new bridge (13,776)

Update Log 

  • September 15, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler