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Queensboro Bridge

Queensboro Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Cantilever truss bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Other name(s): 59th Street Bridge
Completed in: 1909
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Manhattan, New York, New York, USA, North America
Queens, New York, New York, USA, North America
  • East River

Technical Information


length of side spans 140 m ; 143 m
total length 1 135 m
main spans 2 x 360 m
center span length 192 m


truss steel


Structural engineering

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000481
Created: 13/11/1999
Last Updated: 07/10/2013