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Sparkill Creek Bridge

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Description 

"A complete dismantling and restoration for $900,000 was completed in 2009 and the bridge now serves as solely a pedestrian bridge. The Rockland County Highway Department was responsible for this historic restoration." - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sparkill_Creek_Drawbridge, retrieved 4/1/16

Facts 

Overview
Bascule bridge over Sparkill Creek on Bridge Street in Piermont
Location
Piermont, Rockland County, New York
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built ca. 1880
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.0 ft.
Total length: 45.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.03833, -73.91667   (decimal degrees)
41°02'18" N, 73°55'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/591057/4543577 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nyack
Inventory numbers
NY 3346050 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26734 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/1999)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1999)
200

Update Log 

  • April 1, 2016: Updated by Z Fechten: open to peds. added info from Wikipedia