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Buskirk Covered Bridge 32-42-02 / 32-58-04 #2

Photos 

View of bridge looking north along CR 103.

Photo taken by Joe Herrington

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BH Photo #133606

Map 

Street View 

Description 

According to historian Richard S. Allen this is the fifth covered bridge built at this site and dates to 1880.

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Hoosic River on CR 103
Location
Rensselaer County, New York, and Washington County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1850; rebuilt 1880, rehabilitated 2005
Builder
- Alpine Construction (2005 Rehabilitation)
Design
Covered Howe through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 151.9 ft.
Total length: 159.8 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 10.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.95806, -73.43306   (decimal degrees)
42°57'29" N, 73°25'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/627807/4757348 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Eagle Bridge
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
828
Inventory numbers
NY 3303480 (New York State bridge identification number)
NRHP 78003457 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 32-42-02 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
WGCB 32-58-04 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 26691 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 38.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 29, 2018: Updated by Richard Doody: Added info on date built
  • April 28, 2017: New photos from Dana and Kay Klein
  • October 7, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • February 15, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • May 26, 2010: New photos from Brian McKee
  • February 17, 2009: New photos from Joe Herrington

Sources 

  • Joe Herrington
  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Dana and Kay Klein
  • Richard Doody