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Queensbury-Moreau Viaduct

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #350245

Description 

Bridge replaced a Lenticular truss bridge destroyed in the 1913 flood. From opening until 1961, bridge contained a spiral staircase leading down to an overlook for Cooper's Cave

Facts 

Overview
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Hudson River on Main/Glen Streets (US 9).
Location
Glens Falls, Saratoga County, New York, and Warren County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Builders
- Concrete-Steel Engineering Co. of New York, New York (Design)
- Prescott & Callannan of Albany, New York (Contractor)
Design
Reinforced concrete open-spandrel arch, Melan arches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 126.0 ft.
Total length: 735.9 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Also called
Cooper's Cave Bridge
Main Street Bridge
Glen Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.30623, -73.64142   (decimal degrees)
43°18'22" N, 73°38'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/610184/4795718 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Glens Falls
Inventory number
BH 74444 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 12, 2022: Updated by Luke: Fixed duplicated builders
  • April 12, 2022: Updated by Tony Dillon: Merged and added info
  • November 16, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • March 31, 2018: Updated by Josh Schmid: Added information
  • January 2, 2017: New photos from Dave King
  • November 24, 2016: Added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • March 23, 2016: Updated by Luke: Arch type, contractors, and image
  • March 22, 2016: Updated by Luke: Arch type and image

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Comments 

Cooper's Cave Bridge
Posted April 11, 2022, by Josh Schmid