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Wurts Street Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Suspension bridge over Rondout Creek on Wurts Street in Kingston
Location
Ulster County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1921; rehabilitated 1974
Builders
- Daniel E. Moran (Engineer)
- David B. Steinman of New York, New York (Staff Engineer)
- Holton D. Robinson of Massena, New York (Engineering Firm)
- John A. Roebling's Sons Co. of Roebling, New Jersey (Cable Design/Fabrication)
- William Yates (Engineer)
Design
Wire suspension
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 704.8 ft.
Total length: 1,061.7 ft.
Deck width: 23.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.2 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.91556, -73.98361   (decimal degrees)
41°54'56" N, 73°59'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/584286/4640900 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kingston East
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
4,906
Inventory numbers
NY 1007350 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 27009 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 2, 2018: New photos from Josh Schmid
  • April 3, 2018: New photo from Richard Doody
  • October 18, 2014: New photos from Patrick S. O'Donnell
  • December 1, 2010: New Street View added by Eric Root
  • November 30, 2010: New photo from Eric Root

Sources 

  • Eric Root - ejort [at] att [dot] net
  • Patrick S. O'Donnell - 1 [dot] 991km [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Richard Doody
  • Josh Schmid