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Cornett's Stone Bridge

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Description 

The bridge got its name when during the 1948 Junior Prix, when Denver Cornett flipped his MG into Glen Creek. He rolled it back over, borrowed some parts from his fellow competitors to repair his car, and was ready to race in the Grand Prix, where he finished 7th.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Glen Creek on Old Watkins Glen Grand Prix Track (White Hollow Road)
Location
Schuyler County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932
Builder
- Civilian Conservation Corps
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 61.0 ft.
Total length: 122.1 ft.
Deck width: 23.6 ft.
Also called
White Hollow Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.36362, -76.91440   (decimal degrees)
42°21'49" N, 76°54'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/342356/4691924 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Beaver Dams
Inventory numbers
NY 2268610 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26798 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 68.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
37

Update Log 

  • January 29, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added Info

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Cornett's Stone Bridge
Posted June 27, 2015, by Luke

IMSA/TUDOR United SportsCar Championship posted the following image of the No. 3 Corvette Racing C7.R and the No. 5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP (Which lead the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup standings in the GT Le Mans and Prototype classes, respectively.) crossing Cornett's Stone Bridge, which was part of the original 6.6-mile course of the Watkins Glen International Raceway, as part of the buildup to the 6 Hours of the Glen race on Sunday.