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Buffalo Skyway

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Buffalo Skyway

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Photo taken by Robert Linsdell at Flickr and transferred to Wikimedia Commons in August 2011

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #476710

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Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Buffalo River & Industrial Flats on New York State Route 5
Location
Buffalo, Erie County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1956; rehabilitated 1976
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 348.1 ft.
Total length: 5,804.4 ft. (1.1 mi.)
Deck width: 56.8 ft.
Also called
Buffalo River High Level Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.87279, -78.87865   (decimal degrees)
42°52'22" N, 78°52'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/673266/4748871 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
42,248
Inventory numbers
NY 1001579 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 90007 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 73.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • December 27, 2020: New photos from Josh Schmid
  • July 21, 2020: New photos from Nick Boppel

Sources 

  • Nick Boppel - nickboppel01 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Josh Schmid