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Saunders Street-Champlain Canal Bridge (Old)

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
+43.55522, -73.40171   (decimal degrees)
43°33'19" N, 73°24'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/629095/4823714 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Whitehall
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
2,323
Inventory numbers
NY 4418020 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 74446 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 85.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 6, 2018: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: sequenced
  • March 29, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody
  • 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
  • Richard Doody
  • Dana and Kay Klein