Riparius Bridge

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Riparius Bridge
Riparius Bridge from Chester shore.jpg
South view from the eastern shore
Coordinates 43°39′42″N 73°53′53″W / 43.66167°N 73.89806°W / 43.66167; -73.89806 (Riparius Bridge)Coordinates: 43°39′42″N 73°53′53″W / 43.66167°N 73.89806°W / 43.66167; -73.89806 (Riparius Bridge)
Carries 2 traffic lanes of NY 8
Crosses Hudson River
Locale Johnsburg and Chester, New York
Official name Riparius Bridge
Other name(s) The Bridge at Riparius
Maintained by New York State Department of Transportation
Design steel Parker (Camelback) truss bridge
Opened 2003
Riparius Bridge is located in New York
Riparius Bridge

The Riparius Bridge is a two lane truss bridge that carries New York State Route 8 across the Hudson River connecting Johnsburg, New York with Chestertown, New York. It was built in 2003, replacing a similar style camelback truss bridge that had been built in 1919. The new bridge was built to better accommodate vehicles, bicycles, and pedestrians.[1]

See also


  1. ^ NYS DOT Plaque at bridge site

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