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Champlain Canal Bridge

Photos 

General View, South Side, View From West Bank To North

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #370684

Map 

Description 

This bridge is significantly different from the original uniform bridge design proposed for Champlain Canal bridges in 1901, but representative of the steel truss bridges built in 1910-1911 to span the enlarged canal.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Champlain Canal on Saunders Street
Location
Whitehall, Washington County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1910; Replaced 1995
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 174.9 ft.
Total length: 194.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.55500, -73.40167   (decimal degrees)
43°33'18" N, 73°24'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/629099/4823690 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
NY 4418020 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 74446 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/1991)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 8.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1982)
2,570

Update Log 

  • November 24, 2016: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER NY-184 - Saunders Street Bridge, Saunders Street, spanning Champlain Canal, Whitehall, Washington County, NY