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Union Bridge (1909)



Photo taken by Doug Kerr in November 2004

BH Photo #149603


Street Views 


Through truss bridge over Hudson River on Broad St/126th St/US-4
Troy, Saratoga County, New York, and Rensselaer County, New York
Open to traffic
Built 1909; rehabilitated 1985
- Boller & Hodge of New York, New York
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Pratt through truss
Length of largest span: 193.9 ft.
Total length: 742.8 ft.
Deck width: 22.3 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.4 ft.
Also called
Hudson River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.78861, -73.67389   (decimal degrees)
42°47'19" N, 73°40'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/608459/4738193 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Troy North
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
Inventory numbers
NY 4000950 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26753 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 55 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 12, 2021: Updated by Luke: Removed superfluous "A.P. Boller and Henry Hodge" category
  • April 5, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • January 14, 2019: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • March 28, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody
  • December 8, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • December 7, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • December 7, 2016: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • January 20, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • January 20, 2014: Updated by CANALLER: Added Info.
  • January 12, 2012: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • November 20, 2009: New photo from Doug Kerr

Related Bridges 



Hudson River Bridge
Posted November 20, 2009, by Doug Kerr

This bridge is also known as the Union Bridge. This bridge replaced a covered bridge that stood in the same area.