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Spile Bridge

Photos 

Oblique Perspective From South.

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #190353

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Three-span bowstring through truss bridge over Black Lake Outlet on Spile Bridge Road
Location
St. Lawrence County, New York
Status
Closed to traffic
History
Built 1874 by the King Bridge Co.; later relocated here; closed to traffic May 12, 2010
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Three-span bowstring through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 121.7 ft.
Total length: 369.8 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 8.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.61549, -75.47706   (decimal degrees)
44°36'56" N, 75°28'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/462149/4940348 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Heuvelton
Inventory numbers
NY 3341470 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26850 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2008)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
104

Update Log 

  • December 14, 2010: New photos from Nathan Holth
  • May 18, 2010: Updated by James Baughn: Bridge is closed to traffic after failing an inspection

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