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NS - Portage Viaduct (4th)

Photos 

PortagevilleBridgefirsttrainover

First train over the new Portage Viaduct

Official Norfolk Southern photograph

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BH Photo #413575

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Steel arch bridge over Genesee River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Location
Wyoming County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 2017
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- Modjeski & Masters of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Steel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.57770, -78.04935   (decimal degrees)
42°34'40" N, 78°02'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/742152/4718141 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Portageville
Inventory number
BH 79681 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

American Bridge Co. (1,355)
Arch (11,479)
Built 2017 (22)
Built during 2010s (361)
Deck arch (10,731)
Genesee River (28)
Modern (2,139)
Modjeski & Masters (25)
New York (3,808)
Norfolk Southern Railway (1,530)
Open (38,101)
Owned by railroad (10,964)
Railroad (14,256)
Steel arch (353)
Wyoming County, New York (50)

Update Log 

  • June 9, 2019: New photos from Dana and Kay Klein
  • December 29, 2018: New photo from Josh Schmid
  • December 11, 2017: New photo from Andy Winegar
  • December 11, 2017: Added by Luke

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Comments 

NS - Portage Viaduct (4th)
Posted March 11, 2019, by Luke

Fourth

NS - Portage Viaduct (4th)
Posted August 31, 2018, by Dana and Kay Klein

I'm sure that's the one George. Multi year project. had asked permission to photo new and old bridge but was told no. Honor that as a responsible bridge hunter.

NS - Portage Viaduct (4th)
Posted August 31, 2018, by George oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Thanks,Dana and Kay.I saw a commercial about visiting New York and it showed this bridge with a N/S train going over it.I am pretty sure this is the bridge because the commercial mentioned the state park.I'm pretty sure this is the only bridge in the park,isn't it?

NS - Portage Viaduct (4th)
Posted August 30, 2018, by Dana and Kay Klein

George this is new NS trestle, American Bridge Company, Cant view without Trespassing yet. Park Roads still closed in this area.