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Forest Park Drive over Long Island Railroad

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Forest Park Drive over Long Island Railroad

looking north

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in August 2019

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #454894

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Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Long Island-Montauk Br on Forest Park Drive
Location
New York, Queens County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1896; rehabilitated 1926
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 51.8 ft.
Total length: 127.0 ft.
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.70378, -73.83960   (decimal degrees)
40°42'14" N, 73°50'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/598028/4506521 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
NY 2247590 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 86427 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 49.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

19th Century (7,640)
Beam (15,826)
Built 1896 (274)
Built during 1890s (2,997)
NR-eligible (4,057)
New York (4,447)
New York, New York (77)
Open (39,998)
Owned by city (5,501)
Queens County, New York (116)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,108)
Steel stringer (6,295)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,943)

Update Log 

  • August 24, 2019: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • August 20, 2019: Added by Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs