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Union Bridge

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Photo taken by Doug Kerr in November 2004

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Hudson River on 126th St. (U.S. Rte. 4) in Waterford
Location
Waterford, Saratoga County, New York, and Rensselaer County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1909; rehabilitated 1985
Builder
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 193.9 ft.
Total length: 742.8 ft.
Deck width: 22.3 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.4 ft.
Also called
Hudson River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.78861, -73.67389   (decimal degrees)
42°47'19" N, 73°40'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/608459/4738193 (zone/easting/northing)
USGS topographic map
Troy North
Inventory numbers
NY 4000950 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26753 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2011)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 43.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
11,200

Update Log 

  • January 20, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • January 20, 2014: Updated by CANALLER: Added Info.
  • January 12, 2012: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • November 20, 2009: New photo from Doug Kerr

Sources 

  • Doug Kerr
  • Luke Harden - lukemh9 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Hudson River Bridge
Posted November 20, 2009, by Doug Kerr

This bridge is also known as the Union Bridge. This bridge replaced a covered bridge that stood in the same area.