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Mid Hudson Bridge

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Photo taken by Doug Kerr in October 2006

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BH Photo #173955

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Overview
Suspension bridge over Hudson River on US 44 and NY 55 in Highland and Poughkeepsie
Location
Highland, Ulster County, New York, and Dutchess County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1989
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- Ralph Modjeski of Bochnia, Poland (Chief Engineer)
Design
Wire suspension
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 1,494.8 ft.
Total length: 4,201.0 ft. (0.8 mi.)
Deck width: 30.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.7 ft.
Also called
Franklin D. Roosevelt Mid-Hudson Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.70278, -73.94694   (decimal degrees)
41°42'10" N, 73°56'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/587616/4617312 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Poughkeepsie
Inventory numbers
NY 5025530 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26984 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 53.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
37,852

Update Log 

  • August 14, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • October 18, 2014: New photos from Patrick S. O'Donnell
  • August 23, 2014: New photo from Janis Ford
  • July 9, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • November 18, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Wire/cable Suspension"
  • June 29, 2013: Updated by Dave King: Added "Bridge Music" links

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