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Five Arches Bridge

Photo 

1916 Postcard View

Old Postcard

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BH Photo #371478

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Description 

NYC Board of Water Supply Contract 49

Facts 

Overview
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Esopus Creek on 28A
Location
Ulster County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1911; rehabilitated 1975
Builder
- Harrison & Burton Co. of New York City, New York
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 67.9 ft.
Total length: 454.7 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Also called
NY28A Esopus Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.00342, -74.26996   (decimal degrees)
42°00'12" N, 74°16'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/560456/4650414 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Phoenicia
Inventory numbers
NY 2020380 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26981 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 49.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
1,840

Update Log 

  • April 21, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added builder, common name + noted that the bridge is doomed.
  • December 3, 2016: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein

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