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Rexford Bridge

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Rexford Bridge

Photo taken by Jack Schmidt in May 2014

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BH Photo #311588

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Erie Canal/Mohawk River on Balltown Rd. (N.Y.S. Rte. 146)
Location
Schenectady County, New York, and Saratoga County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1965, replaced 2017
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 266.1 ft.
Total length: 727.1 ft.
Deck width: 28.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.85019, -73.88795   (decimal degrees)
42°51'01" N, 73°53'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/590861/4744778 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Schenectady
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
23,140
Inventory numbers
NY 4038360 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 55373 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 49 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 3, 2018: Updated by Josh Schmid: Bridge replaced
  • May 22, 2017: New photo from Z Fechten
  • May 17, 2017: Updated by Z Fechten: Doomed
  • January 2, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • January 26, 2014: Updated by CANALLER: Added Info & Photo.
  • January 29, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Josh Schmid - schmij5 [at] rpi [dot] edu

Comments 

Rexford Bridge
Posted April 30, 2014, by CANALLER

Z.F.:

I have a few dozen shots that were taken last fall if you're interested.

Rexford Bridge
Posted April 30, 2014, by Z Fechten

A replacement bridge is being designed. It would be good to get more photos while it is still there.