New York State Covered Bridges Home Page
Historic Covered Bridge Authentic not Historic Other Types of Covered Bridges Bridges Listed by County Text Listing of Bridges Covered Bridge Links Send Us Mail
Mead Bridge
NY-01-b
New Scotland, NY - Albany County
Photo of Mead Bridge - Looking East

Photo of Mead Bridge - Looking East

Photo of Mead Bridge - Looking West
Photo of Mead Bridge

Photo of Mead Bridge Portal
Photo of Mead Bridge Portal


Bridge Statistics
Region:  Capital - Saratoga
County:  Albany
Town:  New Scotland
Locality:  Voorheesville
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 42 38.860
W 73 56.647
Owner:  Unknown
Bridge Carries:  Private Road
Bridge Crosses:  Vly Creek
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Superstructure Type:  Stringer
Year Built:  1972
Builder:  Unknown
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  50'-0"
Width: Unknown
Lanes: 1
Posted Load: None
Posted Vertical Clearance: None
World Guide No.: 32-01-b
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Not Applicable

Description
This bridge is on private property in the village of Voorheesville. It is a four span stringer bridge with a total length of 50 feet and a timber roof. The bridge was built in 1972 and crossed Vly Creek.

Photography
Easy to photograph NY 85A but hard to find place to park.

Parking
Very limited parking available along shoulder of NY85.



Truss / Arch

Photo of Mead Bridge Trusswork

Stringer Bridge

No photo available


Location Map

Location map of Mead Bridge


Location
1.0 miles west of the Village of Voorheesville on NY85A. Bridge is located a short distance north of NY85A. This bridge is in the town of New Scotland, in Albany County.

Printer Friendly PDF
Mead Bridge



Return to New York Covered Bridges