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Dix Bridge

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Hudson River CR70 a

Photo taken by Jack Schmidt July 15, 2011

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BH Photo #272750

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
3 span Double Intersection Warren through truss bridge over Hudson River on Dix Bridge Rd.
Location
Washington County, New York, and Saratoga County, New York
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1895; Closed 1995; Rehabilitated for pedestrian use 2013
Builder
- R.F. Hawkins Iron Works of Springfield, Massachusetts
Design
3 span Double-intersection Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 143.7 ft.
Total length: 425.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.6 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.11667, -73.57667   (decimal degrees)
43°07'00" N, 73°34'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/615794/4774753 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Schuylerville
Inventory numbers
NY 3306380 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 27043 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/1999)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 9.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1974)
692

Update Log 

  • October 7, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • June 11, 2015: Updated by Michael Quiet: Noted that bridge has been rehabilitated and is now open for pedestrian use
  • June 23, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "R.F. Hawkins Iron Works"
  • June 23, 2014: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder
  • January 11, 2014: Updated by CANALLER: Added Info & Photo.
  • January 11, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt

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Dix Bridge
Posted June 23, 2014, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

nice article with pictures and history:

http://www.hudsoncrossingpark.org/virtualtour/dixbridge.html