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Goethals Bridge

Goethals Bridge
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General Information

Beginning of works: 1 September 1925
Completion: 29 June 1928
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Cantilever truss bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Elizabeth, Union County, New Jersey, USA
Staten Island, New York, New York, USA
Crosses:
  • Arthur Kill
Will be replaced by: Goethals Bridge (2017)
Coordinates: 40° 38' 9.00" N    74° 11' 49.00" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 204.8 m
total length 2 164.1 m
clearance 41.1 m
number of lanes 4
main bridge
length 351.1 m

Cost

cost of construction United States dollar 7 200 000

Materials

truss steel

Participants

Owner
Bridge engineering
Design
Design consultants
Consulting engineers

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Relevant Publications

  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20001772
  • Date created
    18/08/2001
  • Last Update
    29/06/2015