Pondfield Road Bridge
Statement of Significance
Written by Nathan Holth
This is the first of a number of concrete rigid-frame bridges built on the Bronx River Parkway. The first of its kind in the country, this bridge introduced the concrete rigid-frame bridge into the United States which had been pioneered by German engineers and the Brazilian Emilia Baumgart.
- Concrete rigid frame bridge over Bronx River Parkway (NY 907G) on Pondfield Road (Formerly Swain Street)
- Yonkers, Westchester County, New York
- Open to traffic
- Built 1922
- - Arthur G. Hayden (Design)
- Concrete rigid frame
Length of largest span: 46.9 ft.
Total length: 50.9 ft.
Deck width: 39.7 ft.
- Also called
- Swain Street Undercrossing
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +40.94377, -73.83830 (decimal degrees)
40°56'38" N, 73°50'18" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 18/597784/4533164 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Mount Vernon
- Inventory numbers
- NY 3348860 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 60295 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection (as of 09/2015)
- Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 74.7 (out of 100)
- March 18, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
- March 18, 2014: Essay added by Nathan Holth