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Minetto Bridge - Minetto, New York
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCrazy
N 43° 23.870 W 076° 28.300
18T E 380822 N 4806046
Quick Description: This concrete arch bridge is located in the small Village of Minetto, New York.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 10/10/2007 9:21:10 PM
Waymark Code: WM2CBD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 28

Long Description:
A unique bridge lies just ahead. You're not seeing things--the Minetto Bridge does slant downwards towards the west bank. This is actually the fourth bridge to span the river in Minetto. The first was wooden and built somewhere in the early to mid-1800s. This bridge, recently rebuilt, has an unusual design, with two distinct sections. The east section spans the river with three concrete arches. The west one spans the New York State Canal. While here, note the stone abutments in the water. These were part of the second Minetto bridge, built in 1872.
Length of bridge: 520 ft

Height of bridge: 60 ft

What type of traffic does this bridge support?: motor vehicles

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
Oswego River and Erie Canal


Date constructed: 1921

Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: yes

Name of road or trail the bridge services: Minetto Bridge Road

Location:
Minetto


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