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Lafayette Avenue Bridge

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Lafayette Avenue Bridge

looking west; for some reason this bridge was not painted blue

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in October 2019

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #458699

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Amtrak on Lafayette Avenue in New York
Location
New York City, Bronx County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1906; rehabilitated 2000
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Baltimore through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 119.8 ft.
Total length: 119.8 ft.
Deck width: 54.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.81611, -73.89389   (decimal degrees)
40°48'58" N, 73°53'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/593284/4518932 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Central Park
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
3,017
Inventory numbers
NY 2241169 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 25783 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 63.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 23, 2019: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • June 11, 2017: New Street View added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs