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Eck Road Bridge

Map 

Description 

Some of the lower eyebars from this bridge were salvaged and taken to Fritz Engineering Laboratory at Lehigh University for research.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Tonawanda Creek on Eck Road
Location
Wyoming County, New York
Status
No longer exists
History
Built ca. 1880 and relocated here about 1910; heavily damaged by flooding in 1998 and replaced 2000
Design
Wrought iron Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 82.7 ft.
Total length: 86.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 7.5 ft.
Also called
Tonawanda Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.79344, -78.31855   (decimal degrees)
42°47'36" N, 78°19'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/719297/4741364 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Attica
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
65
Inventory numbers
NY 3319570 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 27172 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2018)
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: 98 (out of 100)
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Categories 

19th Century (7,443)
Built during 1880s (1,963)
Lost (24,204)
Lost 2000 (387)
Lost during 2000s (4,130)
New York (4,180)
Owned by county (20,597)
Pratt through truss (5,329)
Pratt truss (9,199)
Skewed (4,861)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,398)
Through truss (14,893)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,532)
Truss (32,516)
Wyoming County, New York (54)

Update Log 

  • December 18, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type and other information.

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