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NS - Fifth Street Bridge

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Overview
Girder bridge over Sidewalk, Fifth Street on Norfolk Southern
Location
Elmira, Chemung County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Erie Lackawanna Railroad (EL)
- Erie Railroad (ERIE)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Steel pony plate girder with concrete facing + pedestrian side passages
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 33.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.09642, -76.80968   (decimal degrees)
42°05'47" N, 76°48'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/350350/4662066 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
NY 7700100 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 85333 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 27, 2020: Updated by Ian Martin: Added detailed design
  • May 30, 2019: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein

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