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Driving Park Avenue Bridge

General Information

Other name(s): Seneca Park Bridge
Beginning of works: 1889
Completion: 1 December 1890
Status: demolished (1986)

Project Type

Structure: Arch bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Iron bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Genesee River

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 130.5 m
rise 20.7 m
height 64.6 m
total length 218.5 m
clearance 58.5 m

Materials

arch wrought iron

Chronology

1 December 1890

Bridge completed

1938

Oak deck replaced with steel grating

1952

Repairs to abutments and structure... etc.

1959

Steel repairs to chords, struts, and vertical bracing

1965

Drainage improvements around footings... etc.

9 July 1986

Demolition by explosives

Participants

Design

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20000644
  • Date created
    26/03/2000
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016