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Old Delaware Turnpike Bridge

Old Delaware Turnpike Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth and Rick McOmber

Bridge Documented: April 15, 2011

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Old Delaware Avenue Over Normans Kill
Location
Albany: Albany County, New York: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1905 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
71 Feet (22 Meters)
Structure Length
161 Feet (49 Meters)
Roadway Width
18.4 Feet (5.61 Meters)
Spans
2 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
2200300

Historic Significance Rating (HSR)

Bridge Documentation

The National Bridge Inventory lists a 1905 construction date for this reinforced concrete arch bridge. Assuming this is accurate, this is an extremely old surviving example of a concrete arch bridge. While the bridge has physically deteriorated, and is closed to traffic, the bridge's historic integrity is good with little alteration aside from the addition of an asphalt wearing surface. This wearing surface has deteriorated in many areas, revealing a beautiful yellow brick deck underneath.

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