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3rd Avenue Bridge

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3rd Avenue Bridge

looking southeast

Photo from NYSDOT

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

View this photo at dot.ny.gov

BH Photo #480578

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Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Amtrak, East Street and Mill Creek, on 3rd Avenue - Rte 151
Location
Rensselaer, Rensselaer County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1985 and 2017
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Boston & Albany Railroad (BA)
- Conrail (CR)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.9 ft.
Total length: 703.8 ft.
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.63746, -73.74249   (decimal degrees)
42°38'15" N, 73°44'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/603098/4721322 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
8,995
Inventory numbers
NY 2025330 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 90509 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 77.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 5, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs