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Franklin D. Roosevelt Mid-Hudson Bridge

Mid-Hudson Bridge(HAER, NY,14-POKEP,7-;DLC/PP-97:NY-26)

General Information

Structural Type: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Built: 1925 - 1930

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York, USA, North America
Crosses
  • Hudson River
Coordinates: 41° 42' 10.38" N    73° 56' 46.01" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 457.2 m
total length 914.4 m
tower height 96 m
clearance 41.1 m

Cost

cost of construction United States dollar 5 900 000

Materials

cables steel
deck truss steel

Chronology

25 August 1930

Opening.

Relevant Web Sites

Relevant Publications

  • Fish, Richard Standing still in "Bridge Design & Engineering", 4th Quarter 2009, n. 57 v. 15
  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000544
  • Date created
    21/11/1999
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014