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Fenimore Bridge


Published prior to 1923

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BH Photo #370412


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From 1907 to 1908, the Sandy Hill Bridge was the longest multiple span, reinforced-concrete arch bridge in the world. Its design was also the first to employ the use of separately molded concrete blocks for decorative purposes on the exterior spandrel walls, arch rings, and piers. Considering the scope of building a bridge of this magnitude in the infancy of reinforced concrete construction, eight months construction time was in itself a significant achievement.

-- Historic American Engineering Record


Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Hudson River on road
Hudson Falls, Saratoga County, New York, and Washington County, New York
Closed to all traffic
Built 1906; rehabilitated 1973; Bypassed 1993
Closed-spandrel arch
Length of largest span: 65.9 ft.
Total length: 990.2 ft.
Deck width: 25.3 ft.
Also called
Sandy Hill Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.29749, -73.58973   (decimal degrees)
43°17'51" N, 73°35'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/614393/4794817 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hudson Falls
Inventory numbers
NY 3306430 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 50994 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 2, 2018: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • November 19, 2016: New photos from Dave King
  • June 5, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • February 13, 2013: Updated by Jim Mearkle: river is county line
  • January 17, 2012: Added by J.P.


  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER NY-185 - Sandy Hill Bridge, Bridge Street, spanning Hudson River, Hudson Falls, Washington County, NY
  • Dana and Kay Klein