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Throgs Neck Bridge

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Throgs Neck Bridge from the Air

This photo, taken from above the The Bronx, is posted on Wikipedia on the page describing the Throgs Neck Bridge. It is used here under the Creative Commons License for educational purposes and to illustrate this article.

Photo taken by Sfoskett (Wiki Commons Contributor)

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Overview
Suspension bridge over East River on I-295 in New York
Location
New York City, Queens County, New York, and Bronx County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1961
Builders
- Ammann & Whitney of New York City, New York (Design Firm)
- Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation of New York, New York
- Othmar Ammann of Feuerthalen, Canton of Zürich, Switzerland (Designer)
Design
Suspension
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 1,800.0 ft.
Total length: 12,649.6 ft. (2.4 mi.)
Also called
I-295 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.79972, -73.79333   (decimal degrees)
40°47'59" N, 73°47'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/601790/4517225 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Flushing
Inventory numbers
NY 5521269 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 43327 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 31.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
111,890

Update Log 

  • September 5, 2009: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Wikipedia