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Ridge Road Bridge

Ridge Road Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: May 28, 2007

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Ridge Road (NY-34B) Over Salmon Creek
Location
Rural: Tompkins County, New York: United States
Structure Type
Metal Solid Ribbed Deck Arch, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1930 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
1980
Main Span Length
266 Feet (81 Meters)
Structure Length
502 Feet (153 Meters)
Roadway Width
29.2 Feet (8.9 Meters)
Spans
3 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
1023380

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This is a very large steel deck arch. Steel arch bridges, particularly those dating prior to 1950, are uncommon and thus this bridge is historically significant. It is also noteworthy for its large 502 foot length. As large as it is, a thick population of trees immediately around the bridge, along with a very steep valley makes photography of this bridge difficult.

Microsoft's Live Maps offered a good aerial view of this bridge. Click here to see it.

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