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Twin Bridge (north)

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Facts 

Overview
Pin connected Pratt pony truss bridge over Black River on River Road
Location
Forestport, Oneida County, New York
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1901 by Havana Bridge Works; Replaced 2013
Builder
- Havana Bridge Works of Elmira, New York
Design
Pin connected Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 57.7 ft.
Total length: 59.7 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.44083, -75.20694   (decimal degrees)
43°26'27" N, 75°12'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/483253/4809791 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Forestport
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
589
Inventory numbers
NY 2205760 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26508 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 81.2 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • November 22, 2017: Updated by Michael Quiet: Noted that bridge was replaced

Sources 

  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

River Road Bridge
Posted July 23, 2011, by Ellen (ellie47 [at] roadrunner [dot] com)

This bridge was closed by New York State in Aug. '09 due to the crumbling base. Snowmobiles are allowed to use it in winter.