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Franklin D. Roosevelt Mid-Hudson Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1925
Completion: 25 August 1930

Project Type

Structure: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Location

Location: Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York, USA
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.