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Bennett Beach Bridge

Big Sister Creek Bridge

Bennett Beach Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Rick McOmber and Marc Scotti

Bridge Documented: September 12, 2010 and July 3, 2019

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Pedestrian Walkway Over Big Sister Creek
Location
Angola on the Lake: Erie County, New York: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
Not Available
Structure Length
Not Available
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

This bridge's future is at risk!

Bridge Status: This bridge has partially collapsed and is at risk for total collapse.

Located in a scenic beach setting, this old riveted pedestrian footbridge has partially collapsed due to deteriorating substructure. The pier at one end has been rotating and finally broke, but the broken part did not fall off and the bridge simply dropped a bit. This took place sometime between 2010 and 2019. The bridge is a through truss but has outriggers, an uncommon combination. Even more unusual, the bridge has secondary diagonal members, composed of lightweight rods. These rods start at the top chord connections, and end at the bottom chord, mid-way through the panel, where secondary floorbeams are present. The floorbeams are tiny, composed of single angles.

 

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