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First Street Bridge

Map 

Description 

Bridge is partially skewed and wider at south end, as railroad formerly crossed street at an angle near north end of bridge

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Poesten Kill on First Street in Troy
Location
Troy, Rensselaer County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Conrail (CR)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Troy & Greenfield Railroad (T&G)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 28.9 ft.
Total length: 80.7 ft.
Deck width: 35.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.72028, -73.69528   (decimal degrees)
42°43'13" N, 73°41'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/606827/4730578 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Troy South
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
2,491
Inventory numbers
NY 2202330 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26685 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 72.4 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • July 14, 2018: Updated by Josh Schmid: Added categories "Boston & Maine Railroad", "Troy & Greenfield Railroad"
  • April 22, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added categories "Rail-and-Road", "Railroad"

Sources 

  • Josh Schmid