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Ford Street Bridge

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Published prior to 1923

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BH Photo #374398

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Facts 

Overview
Polygonal Warren pony truss bridge over Genesee River on Ford Street in Rochester
Location
Rochester, Monroe County, New York
History
Built 1917; rehabilitated/repainted 1962; renamed Ford Street in 1980; widened and reconstructed as a girder bridge in 2001, retaining pony trusses as decorations
Builder
- Seneca Engineering
Design
(3)8-panel, riveted polygonal Warren pony truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 125.0 ft.
Total length: 459.0 ft.
Deck width: 38.7 ft.
Also called
Clarissa Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.14167, -77.61500   (decimal degrees)
43°08'30" N, 77°36'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/287341/4779866 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rochester East
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
19,457
Inventory numbers
NY 4443800 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26277 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 75.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 11, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added category "Decorative/Non-Functional Truss"
  • September 10, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added builder
  • July 30, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added truss type and categories "8-panel truss", "Riveted"
  • August 11, 2020: New Street View added by Geoff Hubbs
  • December 14, 2019: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • December 28, 2016: Updated by Dave King: Added photo

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Ford Street Bridge
Posted July 30, 2022, by Paul Plassman

I suggest removing photo 3 from this page, as it is of the predecessor bridge and already on that page.

Ford Street Bridge
Posted July 14, 2022, by JIM STEWART (JAMESEMSTEWART57 [at] GMAIL [dot] COM)

IN THE RECONSTRUCTION, THIS WAS CONVERTED TO A MULTI-GIRDER BRIDGE. THE TRUSSES WERE MOVED OUT TO PERMIT THE WIDENING. THEY WERE ATTACHED TO THE FASCIA GIRDERS.