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Bear Mountain Bridge

General Information

Other name(s): Purple Heart Veterans Memorial Bridge
Completion: 27 November 1924
Status: in use

Project Type

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

Location

Location: , , ,
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Crosses:
  • Hudson River
Coordinates: 41° 19' 11.95" N    73° 59' 0.01" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

width 15 m
total length 687 m
clearance 47.2 m
pylons height 110.0 m

Cost

cost of construction United States dollar 2 900 000

Materials

cables steel
pylons steel
deck truss steel

Chronology

27 November 1924

Opening.

26 September 1940

Acquired by New York State Bridge Authority.

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Participants

Design
Contractor
Cable steel supplier

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000530
  • Date created
    20/11/1999
  • Last Update
    19/03/2019