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Grand Street Bridge

Photos 

Grand St swing bridge

looking west

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in June 2016

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #444188

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Swing bridge over Newtown Creek on Grand Street in New York
Location
New York City, Kings County, New York, and Queens County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
As of 2021, early study and planning for demolition and replacement is underway.
History
Built 1901; rehabilitated 1973
Design
Swing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 112.9 ft.
Total length: 230.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.3 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.71639, -73.92250   (decimal degrees)
40°42'59" N, 73°55'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/591007/4507832 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brooklyn
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
9,289
Inventory numbers
NY 2240390 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26199 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 58.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 2, 2021: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • July 6, 2020: New photos from Patrick Gurwell
  • June 4, 2020: New photo from Patrick Gurwell
  • September 16, 2019: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • March 5, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • October 26, 2015: Updated by Douglas Butler: Photo
  • May 29, 2014: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • September 24, 2013: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

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