New York Website Statistics

All Bridges

  • Total listed New York bridges: 3,142
  • Bridges with photos: 1,477 (47.0%)
  • Bridges with Street View: 1,372 (43.7%)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 3,132 (99.7%)

  • Total photos: 8,029

Extant Bridges

  • Extant bridges: 2,339 (74.4% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 1,019 (43.6% of extant)
  • Bridges with Street View: 1,244 (53.2% of extant)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 2,335 (99.8% of extant)

Lost Bridges

  • Lost bridges: 696 (22.2% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 408 (58.6% of lost)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 694 (99.7% of lost)

Oldest Listed Bridges

  1. Cayuga Long Bridge (Cayuga County, built 1800, removed)
  2. Military Road Bridge (Jefferson County, built 1800, open to traffic)
  3. Dock Street Bridge (Schenectady County, built 1800's, lost)
  4. Union Bridge (Old) (Saratoga County, built 1804, destroyed by fire)
  5. Burr Bridge (Schenectady County, built 1809, replaced by new bridge)
  6. Fish House Covered Bridge (Fulton County, built 1818, destroyed by flood)
  7. Amsterdam Bridge (1st) (Montgomery County, built 1821, replaced by new bridge)
  8. Hyde Hall Covered Bridge 32-39-01 (Otsego County, built 1823, open to pedestrians)
  9. Crescent Aqueduct (Albany County, built 1825, removed)
  10. Leeds Bridge (Greene County, built 1825, open to traffic)

Oldest Listed Extant Bridges

  1. Military Road Bridge (Jefferson County, built 1800, open to traffic)
  2. Hyde Hall Covered Bridge 32-39-01 (Otsego County, built 1823, open to pedestrians)
  3. Bedford Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, built 1825, open to traffic)
  4. Leeds Bridge (Greene County, built 1825, open to traffic)
  5. Broad Street Bridge (Monroe County, built 1836, open to traffic)
  6. Saratoga Whitehall - Hudson River Bridge (Saratoga County, built 1836, never built)
  7. Genesee Greenway Bridge (Monroe County, built 1840, open to pedestrians)
  8. Schoharie Creek Aqueduct (Montgomery County, built 1841, abandoned)
  9. Rexford Aqueduct (Schenectady County, built 1842, unknown status)
  10. Keeseville Stone Arch Bridge (Essex County, built 1843, open to traffic)

By Design

  • Arch: 838 (26.7%)
    • Deck arch: 813 (25.9%)
      • Brick arch: 2 (0.06%)
      • Closed-spandrel arch: 99 (3.2%)
      • Iron arch: 1 (0.03%)
      • Open-spandrel arch: 23 (0.7%)
      • Steel arch: 72 (2.3%)
      • Stone arch: 188 (6.0%)
    • Through arch: 23 (0.7%)
      • Concrete through arch: 8 (0.3%)
      • Iron through arch: 1 (0.03%)
      • Network arch: 1 (0.03%)
      • Steel through arch: 13 (0.4%)

  • Beam: 277 (8.8%)
    • Stringer: 238 (7.6%)
      • Concrete stringer: 6 (0.2%)
      • Steel stringer: 78 (2.5%)
      • Timber stringer: 77 (2.5%)
    • Concrete tee beam: 21 (0.7%)

  • Culvert: 8 (0.3%)
    • Concrete culvert: 1 (0.03%)
    • Stone culvert: 5 (0.2%)

  • Ferry: 1 (0.03%)

  • Floating: 1 (0.03%)

  • Rigid frame: 35 (1.1%)
    • Concrete rigid frame: 30 (1.0%)
    • Steel rigid frame: 3 (0.10%)

  • Girder: 409 (13.0%)
    • Deck girder: 152 (4.8%)
      • Concrete deck girder: 2 (0.06%)
      • Deck plate girder: 136 (4.3%)
    • Pony/through girder: 200 (6.4%)
      • Concrete pony/through girder: 6 (0.2%)
      • Pony/through plate girder: 189 (6.0%)

  • Other: 38 (1.2%)

  • Slab: 12 (0.4%)

  • Suspension: 32 (1.0%)
    • Eyebar suspension: 1 (0.03%)
    • Cable-stayed: 3 (0.10%)
    • Wire suspension: 21 (0.7%)

  • Truss: 1,310 (41.7%)
    • Deck truss: 94 (3.0%)
      • Baltimore deck truss: 2 (0.06%)
      • Double-intersection Warren deck truss: 6 (0.2%)
      • Fink deck truss: 2 (0.06%)
      • Howe deck truss: 3 (0.10%)
      • Lattice deck truss: 7 (0.2%)
      • Lenticular deck truss: 1 (0.03%)
      • Other deck truss: 2 (0.06%)
      • Pratt deck truss: 12 (0.4%)
      • Warren deck truss: 23 (0.7%)
        • Warren deck truss with alternating verticals: 4 (0.1%)
        • Warren deck truss with all verticals: 7 (0.2%)
      • Whipple deck truss: 1 (0.03%)
    • Half-through truss: 1 (0.03%)
      • Lenticular half-through truss: 1 (0.03%)
    • Modern truss: 7 (0.2%)
      • Modern pony truss: 4 (0.1%)
        • Modern bowstring pony truss: 1 (0.03%)
        • Modern polygonal Warren pony truss: 1 (0.03%)
        • Modern Pratt pony truss: 1 (0.03%)
        • Modern Warren pony truss: 1 (0.03%)
      • Modern through truss: 3 (0.10%)
        • Modern bowstring through truss: 1 (0.03%)
        • Modern polygonal Warren through truss: 1 (0.03%)
        • Modern Warren through truss: 1 (0.03%)
    • Pony truss: 455 (14.5%)
      • Bailey pony truss: 7 (0.2%)
      • Bowstring pony truss: 29 (0.9%)
      • Double-intersection Warren pony truss: 9 (0.3%)
      • Howe pony truss: 1 (0.03%)
      • Kingpost pony truss: 2 (0.06%)
      • Lenticular pony truss: 9 (0.3%)
      • Parker pony truss: 9 (0.3%)
      • Polygonal Warren pony truss: 49 (1.6%)
        • Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals: 21 (0.7%)
        • Polygonal Warren pony truss with no verticals: 3 (0.10%)
        • Polygonal Warren pony truss with all verticals: 6 (0.2%)
      • Pratt pony truss: 40 (1.3%)
      • Half-hip Pratt pony truss: 2 (0.06%)
      • Queenpost pony truss: 1 (0.03%)
      • Warren pony truss: 47 (1.5%)
        • Warren pony truss with alternating verticals: 17 (0.5%)
        • Warren pony truss with no verticals: 6 (0.2%)
        • Warren pony truss with all verticals: 8 (0.3%)
    • Through truss: 725 (23.1%)
      • Baltimore through truss: 56 (1.8%)
      • Bowstring through truss: 20 (0.6%)
      • Burr arch-truss: 5 (0.2%)
      • Camelback through truss: 4 (0.1%)
      • Double-intersection Warren through truss: 50 (1.6%)
      • Howe through truss: 8 (0.3%)
      • Kingpost through truss: 6 (0.2%)
      • Lattice through truss: 51 (1.6%)
        • Quadrangular lattice through truss: 18 (0.6%)
        • Town lattice truss: 17 (0.5%)
        • Triple-intersection lattice through truss: 4 (0.1%)
      • Lenticular through truss: 15 (0.5%)
      • Lenticular Warren through truss: 1 (0.03%)
      • Long through truss: 2 (0.06%)
      • Multiple Kingpost through truss: 1 (0.03%)
      • Other through truss: 2 (0.06%)
      • Parker through truss: 20 (0.6%)
      • Pennsylvania through truss: 20 (0.6%)
      • Polygonal Warren through truss: 60 (1.9%)
        • Polygonal Warren through truss with alternating verticals: 22 (0.7%)
        • Polygonal Warren through truss with sub-panels: 1 (0.03%)
        • Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals: 14 (0.4%)
      • Post through truss: 1 (0.03%)
      • Pratt through truss: 103 (3.3%)
      • Queenpost through truss: 2 (0.06%)
      • Warren through truss: 84 (2.7%)
        • Warren through truss with alternating verticals: 3 (0.10%)
        • Warren through truss with no verticals: 1 (0.03%)
        • Warren through truss with sub-panels: 9 (0.3%)
        • Warren through truss with all verticals: 25 (0.8%)
      • Whipple through truss: 15 (0.5%)

  • Tunnel: 41 (1.3%)

  • Unknown: 140 (4.5%)