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Roosevelt Island Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1952
Completion: 1955
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Vertical lift bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
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Crosses:
  • East River
Coordinates: 40° 45' 48.00" N    73° 56' 45.00" W
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Technical Information

Materials

superstructure steel
towers steel

Chronology

17 March 1952

Construction started

18 March 1955

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Participants

Main contractor
Steel construction

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20001734
  • Date created
    12/08/2001
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016