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Centerway Bridge

Centerway Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: May 26, 2007

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Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Old Center Way (Pine Street) Over Chemung River
Location
Corning: Steuben County, New York: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1921 By Builder/Contractor: Bush, Robers, and Schaefer Company of New York, New York and Engineer/Design: Abraham Burton Cohen of New York, New York
Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
92.3 Feet (28.1 Meters)
Structure Length
752.0 Feet (229.2 Meters)
Roadway Width
36 Feet (10.97 Meters)
Spans
7 Main Span(s)
Inventory Number
Not Applicable

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This is a very large, slightly skewed seven span concrete closed spandrel deck arch bridge. It features closed spandrel design, and is likely earth-filled. Its service as a vehicular bridge ended in 1981 when it was bypassed by a new bridge. The historic bridge remains in use for non-motorized traffic, next to its modern vehicular replacement.

A historical article that discusses the construction and design of this bridge has a historical photo that shows cantilevered sidewalks on the bridge. The bridge today has a deck that does not cantilever out beyond the spandrel walls. This implies that the railings on the bridge are not original. Further evidence of this is demonstrated by the fact that the railings seen in the historical photo have decorative concrete pillars on them, which the current railings lack.

This bridge is a very important bridge since it is such a long structure, and is located in a region where there appears to be relatively few multi-span concrete arch bridges. It appears to retain good historic integrity aside from the replacement of its railings.

Despite some senseless opposition from one of the city council members, it appears that a plan to rehabilitate this historic bridge for continued non-motorized use is moving forward according to a news article appearing in April of 2011.

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