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Wood Road Bridge


Photo taken by Patrick J. McCormick in April 2011


BH Photo #197760


Pin-connected Baltimore through truss bridge over Cohocton River on Wood Road
Steuben County, New York
Open to traffic
Built 1897; rehabilitated 2004
- Dean & Westbrook of New York, New York
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Pin connected Baltimore through truss with Phoenix Columns
Span length: 206.7 ft.
Total length: 206.7 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.1 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 15, 2005
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.25194, -77.21694   (decimal degrees)
42°15'07" N, 77°13'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/317119/4680129 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2018)
Inventory numbers
NRHP 05000169 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
NY 2216570 (New York State bridge identification number)
BH 26877 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 60.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 4, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Wrought Iron"
  • October 3, 2016: New photos from Dana and Kay Klein
  • March 20, 2016: Updated by Art Suckewer: Added builder and Phoenix Columns.
  • December 1, 2011: Updated by Frank Hicks: Added specific design info
  • April 22, 2011: New photos from Patrick J. McCormick



Wood Road Bridge
Posted October 6, 2016, by Dana and Kay Klein

Many Thanks to Art for historic research. Very accessible, locals proud and knowledgeable about bridge.

Wood Road Bridge
Posted September 26, 2014, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)
Wood Road Bridge
Posted April 22, 2014, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Here is some info on the restoration, including bridge pictures:


Wood Road Bridge
Posted April 23, 2011, by Tom Hoffman (tehoffm [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Wow, I'snt it a beauty. Quite a classic Baltimore truss example I guess. This is definetly one that has to stand around for generations to enjoy.

Wood Road Bridge
Posted April 22, 2011, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This one's a beauty!