Troy–Waterford Bridge

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Troy–Waterford Bridge
Coordinates 42°47′19.32″N 73°40′25.92″W / 42.7887000°N 73.6738667°W / 42.7887000; -73.6738667Coordinates: 42°47′19.32″N 73°40′25.92″W / 42.7887000°N 73.6738667°W / 42.7887000; -73.6738667
Carries US 4
Crosses Hudson River
Locale Waterford, Saratoga County and Troy, Rennsselaer County, both in New York, United States
Characteristics
Design Truss bridge
Total length 742.8 feet (226.4 m)[1]
Longest span 193.9 feet (59.1 m)[1]
Clearance above 15.4 feet (4.7 m)[2]
History
Opened 1909[1]
Statistics
Daily traffic 12,435 (2007)[2]
Troy–Waterford Bridge is located in New York
Troy–Waterford Bridge

The Troy–Waterford Bridge carries U.S. Route 4 across the Hudson River in New York connecting Waterford with Troy. The bridge is two lanes wide, with sidewalks on both sides. The bridge serves as a replacement for the 1804-built Union Bridge, which burned on July 10, 1909.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c Troy-Waterford Bridge at Structurae
  2. ^ a b Troy-Waterford Bridge on BridgeHunter
  3. ^ Troy Union Bridge Burned (New York Times; July 11, 1909)
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