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Hulett Street Viaduct

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

BH Photo #340178

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Interstate 890 on Hulett Street (Originally Schenectady Railway Co.)
Location
Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1904; Converted to allow for general use 1913; Converted to road sometime after 1930; Replaced 1981
Builders
- L.N. Cross of New York City, New York (1913 general-use conversion)
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania (Original construction)
Railroads
- Interurban
- Rail-to-road
- Schenectady Railway Co. (SRC)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 625.0 ft.
Also called
Suicide Bridge
Cotton Hollow Viaduct
SRC - Cotton Factory Hollow Viaduct
Cotton Factory Hollow Viaduct
SRC - Cotton Hollow Viaduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.80231, -73.94353   (decimal degrees)
42°48'08" N, 73°56'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/586386/4739403 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 67014 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 21, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • May 22, 2015: Updated by Luke: Tweaked info
  • April 13, 2015: Example of a rail-to-road bridge