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Colonie Town Park Bridge
NY-01-D
Colonie, NY - Albany County
Photo of Colonie Town Park Bridge in Autumn 2008

Photo of Elevation View of Colonie Town Park Bridge - October 2009

Photo of Portal of Colonie Town Park Bridge - October 2009

Photo of Portal of Colonie Town Park Bridge - October 2009

Photo of Colonie Town Park Bridge Elevation - June 20, 2005

Photo of Colonie Town Park Bridge Portal - June 20, 2005

Photo of Colonie Town Park Bridge Truss - June 20, 2005

Photo of Colonie Town Park Bridge Panorama - June 20, 2005
Four Photos of Colonie Town Park Bridge - June 2005

Photo of Colonie Town Park Bridge - Looking North

Photo of Colonie Town Park Bridge - Looking North
Colonie Town Park Bridge Portal - Looking North
Photo of Colonie Town Park Bridge - Looking South

Photo of Colonie Town Park Bridge - Looking South
Photo of Colonie Town Park Bridge - Looking South

Colonie Town Park Bridge - East Portal

Colonie Town Park Bridge - West Portal
Colonie Town Park Bridge Portal


Panoramic Photo of Colonie Town Park Bridge - Looking North
Panoramic Photo of Colonie Town Park Bridge

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Bridge Statistics
Region:  Capital - Saratoga
County:  Albany
Town:  Colonie
Locality:  Colonie
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 42  48.215
W 73  44.634
Owner:  Town of Colonie
Bridge Carries:  Park Road
Bridge Crosses:  Pond
Bridge Traffic:  Seasonal
Superstructure Type:  Stringer
Year Built:  1978
Builder:  Town of Colonie
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  37'-0"
Width: Unknown
Lanes: 1
Posted Load: 30,000 Lbs
Posted Vertical Clearance: 12'-6"
World Guide No.: 32-01-D
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Not Applicable

Description
This bridge is in the Town of Colonie Town Park. It is a single span steel stringer bridge with a span 37 feet, built in 1978. The bridge is on a road leading to a picnic area and boat launch. The bridge crossed a small pond which flows into the Mohawk River a short distance from the structure. This bridge was rededicated on July 27, 1999 after a rehabilitation of the original structure.

Photography
Easy to photograph portal of bridge, traffic is light. Easy to get nice photo of side view of bridge from sides of pond.

Parking
Parking available in park near pool or in picnic area.


Additional Information
Directions to Colonie Town Park


Truss / Arch

Photo of Truss for Colonie Town Park Bridge
Truss Work


Stringer


Sign on Bridge

Photo of sign on bridge, notice helicopter above sign



Location Map

Location Map for Colonie Town Park Bridge


Location
From Latham Traffic Circle head North onto Rt. 9. Continue on Rt. 9 for 2.9 miles. You will pass Guptill's Skating Arena on your right, continue North on Rt. 9 through Boght Corner's. Shortly after this intersection take a left on to Old Loudon Road and then take your first left on to Schermerhorn Road. Follow Schermerhorn Road to the Colonie Town Park on the right. Bridge is 0.7 miles into the park on main road. A fee is charged for non residences of the Town of Colonie. This bridge is in the town of Colonie, Albany County. If the park is closed, parking is available in a lot across from the park. Either walk in thru park or on a bike trail which parallels the park road. A path connects the bike trail with the park road. Follow the road downhill from this point a short distance to the bridge.


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