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General Information

Completion: 1940
Duration of works: 18 months
Status: demolished (2006)

Project Type

Structure: Warren type truss bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Replaced by: Jamestown Verrazzano Bridge (1992)
Coordinates: 41° 31' 42.14" N    71° 24' 11.34" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 335 m

Cost

cost of construction United States dollar 3 002 218

Materials

truss steel

Chronology

July 1940

Opening.

28 June 1969

The last toll is collected on the bridge.

1992

Upon completion of the new Jamestown Bridge this structure is decommissioned, but not yet demolished.

18 April 2006

Controlled explosive demolition of the main span.

18 May 2006

Implosion of the approach trusses and center piers.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20020504
  • Published on:
    20/04/2006
  • Last updated on:
    05/02/2016