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LI - Union Turnpike Overpass (E)

Photos 

Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in September 2020

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BH Photo #480861

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Union Turnpike on Long Island Railroad Rockaway Branch
Location
New York City, Queens County, New York
Status
Abandoned, Proposed to become a rail-trail corridor
Future prospects
Entire corridor from Rego park to Ozone Park is proposed to be converted into the QueensWay trail corridor.
History
Built 1936
Railroads
- Long Island Railroad (LI)
- Rapid Transit
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 67.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.70651, -73.85609   (decimal degrees)
40°42'23" N, 73°51'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/596630/4506806 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jamaica
Inventory numbers
NY 7705421 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 70233 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 9, 2020: New Street View added by Patrick Gurwell
  • December 11, 2015: New Street View added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Patrick Gurwell - pgurwell [at] gmail [dot] com