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LI - Cypress Ave Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in September 2020

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BH Photo #480815

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Street View 

Description 

This bridge which is on the LIRR Bay Ridge Branch, which doesn't seem to be in use anymore, is used for freight now. This is most likely part of the CSX line.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through girder bridge over Cypress Ave on Long Island Railroad/CSX
Location
New York, Queens County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
Railroad
- Long Island Railroad (LI)
Design
Pony/through girder over Cypress Ave on LIRR Bay Ridge Branch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.69556, -73.89911   (decimal degrees)
40°41'44" N, 73°53'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/593012/4505545 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 90554 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Girder (10,649)
Have street view (27,556)
Long Island Railroad (81)
New York (4,646)
New York, New York (94)
Open (40,204)
Queens County, New York (126)
Through girder (3,981)

Update Log 

  • November 7, 2020: New photo from Gregory Grice
  • October 19, 2020: New photo from Patrick Gurwell
  • September 9, 2020: New Street View added by Patrick Gurwell

Sources 

  • Patrick Gurwell - pgurwell [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Gregory Grice - bl20gh114 [at] gmail [dot] com