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Sparkill Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in December 2014

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BH Photo #446276

Map 

Street View 

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
Builder
- King Iron Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio [also known as King Bridge Co.]
Design
Pratt pony truss 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 on March 28, 1985
Also called
Bridge Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.03765, -73.91616   (decimal degrees)
41°02'16" N, 73°54'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/591101/4543502 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nyack
Inventory numbers
NY 3346050 (New York State bridge identification number)
NRHP 85000658 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 26734 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 24, 2021: New photos from Patrick Gurwell
  • July 9, 2020: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • July 8, 2020: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • July 21, 2019: New Street View added by Geoff Hubbs
  • April 8, 2019: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 1, 2016: Updated by Z Fechten: open to peds. added info from Wikipedia

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Douglas Butler
  • Patrick Gurwell - pgurwell [at] gmail [dot] com