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CSX - Livingston Avenue Bridge

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The Hudson

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs (CC BY-ND)

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Overview
Through truss swing bridge over Hudson River on CSX Transportation and Amtrak
Location
Albany, Rensselaer County, New York, and Albany County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
NYDOT is evaluating whether to rehabilitate or replace the structure
History
Built 1901, replacing an earlier 1866 bridge
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- CSX Railroad (CSXT)
- Conrail (CR)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 259.9 ft.
Total length: 1,272.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.65412, -73.74132   (decimal degrees)
42°39'15" N, 73°44'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/603167/4723174 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Troy South
Inventory numbers
NY 7092890 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 50993 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 23, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 20, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • May 9, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added builder
  • January 17, 2012: Added by J.P.

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Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Wikipedia
  • Luke
  • Douglas Butler