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Whitestone Parkway Bridge

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Whitestone Parkway Bridge

1939 view

Photo from Hardesty & Hanover

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Flushing Creek on Whitestone Parkway
Location
New York City, Queens County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 1963
History
Built 1939
Design
Deck plate girder bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.76562, -73.83935   (decimal degrees)
40°45'56" N, 73°50'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/597958/4513387 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Flushing
Inventory number
BH 61331 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,040)
Built 1939 (741)
Built during 1930s (11,349)
Deck girder (5,308)
Girder (9,498)
Lost (22,858)
Movable (2,870)
New York (3,891)
New York City, New York (314)
Owned by city (5,011)
Plate girder (7,293)
Queens County, New York (82)
Replaced by new bridge (15,244)

Update Log 

  • February 11, 2020: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • February 6, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • June 12, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Geoff Hubbs