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General Information

Other name(s): Governor Malcolm Wilson–Tappan Zee Bridge
Completion: 15 December 1955
Status: demolished (2018)

Project Type

Awards and Distinctions

1955 Honorable Mention  

Location

Location: , , ,
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Crosses:
  • Hudson River
Will be replaced by: New Tappan Zee Bridge (2018)
Coordinates: 41° 4' 28.63" N    73° 55' 11.71" W
Coordinates: 41° 3' 57.47" N    73° 51' 56.66" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 369.7 m
width 27 m
total length 4 882 m
vertical navigation clearance 42 m

Materials

piers reinforced concrete
truss steel

Chronology

6 October 2017

After traffic is moved to the replacement bridge, this bridge is closed to all traffic awaiting demolition.

Participants

Initial construction
Owner
Structural engineering
Contractor
Monitoring
Monitoring equipment

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000535
  • Published on:
    21/11/1999
  • Last updated on:
    27/03/2021