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Congress Street Bridge (1969)

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Congress Street Bridge (Newer)

looking west from Troy

Photo taken by Daniel Case in March 2017

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BH Photo #444333

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Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Hudson River on NY Route 2
Location
Watervliet, Rensselaer County, New York, and Albany County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1969; reconstructed 2013
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 309.7 ft.
Total length: 1,424.0 ft.
Deck width: 60.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.72869, -73.69691   (decimal degrees)
42°43'43" N, 73°41'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/606679/4731509 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
NY 1004279 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 84613 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 8, 2021: New photo from Josh Schmid
  • December 30, 2020: Updated by Luke: Added category "Haunched steel stringer"
  • December 30, 2020: Updated by Josh Schmid: Linked to NBI, bridge type is definitely steel stringer and not deck girder, updated construction date to match NBI and state records
  • March 9, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • March 7, 2019: New photos from Geoff Hubbs

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Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Josh Schmid