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Tidal Gate Bridge

Photo taken by Sergey Kadinsky

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #454518

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Description 

Built to serve as a tidal gate for Flushing Creek

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Flushing Creek on Meridian Road
Location
New York City, Queens County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1938
Design
Concrete rigid frame
Dimensions
Total length: 370.0 ft.
Deck width: 37.0 ft.
Also called
Tidal Gate Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.75256, -73.83990   (decimal degrees)
40°45'09" N, 73°50'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/597931/4511936 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86408 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 18, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added common name and changed type per AI Engineering article
  • August 18, 2019: New photos from Geoff Hubbs

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