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New Paltz Campus
Ashokan
Olive
Turnwood Bridge
NY-56-05
Olive, NY - Ulster County
Photo of elevation view of New Paltz Campus Bridge
Photo of New Paltz Campus Bridge

Photo of New Paltz Campus Bridge Portal
New Paltz Campus Bridge Portal


Bridge Statistics
Region:  Ulster County
County:  Ulster
Town:  Arkville
Locality:  Hardenbergh
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 41º 55.294'
W 74º 12.606'
Owner:  Private
Bridge Carries:  Foot Path
Bridge Crosses:  Old Channel of Esopus Creek
Bridge Traffic:  Pedestrian
Original Truss Type:  Town Lattice
Year Built:  1885
Builder:  Nelson Tompkins
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  62'-0"
Width: 16'-5"
Lanes: 1
Posted Load: None
Posted Vertical Clearance: 10'-6"
World Guide No.: 32-56-05
National Register of Historic Places Date:
July 20, 2000

Description
Also known as the Olive or Turnwood Bridge, East of Olivebridge on the New York Sate University Campus, this bridge was built in 1889 but moved to it's current location in 1930. The bridge crosses the Old Channel of the Esopus Creek, is a Town Lattice, 62-foot long, single-span structure.

Photography
Easy to photograph portal since the bridge has no traffic. Easy to get nice photo of side view of bridge when leaves are off trees.

Parking
There are parking lots on the campus near the bridge.


Truss / Arch

Photo of New Paltz Campus Bridge Truss
Town Lattice Truss



Location Map

Location Map for New Paltz Campus Bridge


Location
1.5 miles northeast of NY213 and Olivebridge on NY28A, then 1.0 miles right on Beaverkill Road to main gate of New Paltz Campus of New York State University, then 0.1 miles right to parking area and walk 0.5 miles south. East of Olivebridge in Ulster County.

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New Paltz Campus Bridge


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