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Van Housen Road Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Amtrak on Van Housen Road
Location
Rensselaer County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1908
Railroad
- Amtrak (AMTK)
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 91.9 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.51361, -73.70278   (decimal degrees)
42°30'49" N, 73°42'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/606565/4707619 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
East Greenbush
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
960
Inventory numbers
NY 3304020 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26711 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 13.3 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Amtrak (445)
Built 1908 (638)
Built during 1900s (6,508)
Corrugated deck (489)
Lost (20,015)
Lost 1998 (391)
Lost during 1990s (3,766)
New York (3,494)
Owned by county (19,120)
Pony truss (15,248)
Rensselaer County, New York (95)
Replaced by new bridge (13,257)
Skewed (4,793)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,002)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,166)
Truss (30,032)

Update Log 

  • June 12, 2018: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Status, date

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Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com