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Hutchinson River Parkway Metro North Bridge

   


Hutchinson River Parkway Metro North Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: October 20, 2013
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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Railroad (Metro North) Over Hutchinson River Parkway (NY-907W)
Location
Mount Vernon: Westchester County, New York
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1926 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
72 Feet (21.9 Meters)
Structure Length
85 Feet (25.9 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
7500070

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This is one of the many locally common, yet nationally uncommon stone faced concrete overpass bridges in the New York City area. It is part of the region's parkway system. Built in 1926, this bridge and other similar bridges from this period in the city are all part of some of the earliest limited access highways to be built in the world. This particular bridge is less common due to its deep, nearly semicircular arch which makes for an impressive structure.

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