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Otterness Way
Voorheesville, NY - Albany County

Photo of Otterness Way Bridge

Kissing Bridge

Photo of Otterness Way Portal
Otterness Way Bridge Portal

Sign above Portal of Otterness Way Bridge
Sign above Portal of Otterness Way Bridge

Bridge Statistics
Region:  Capital - Saratoga
County:  Albany
Town:  New Scotland
Locality:  Outside Village of Voorheesville
Position - Lat: 
N 42 38.950º
W 73 56.160º
Owner:  Unknown
Bridge Carries:  Foot Trail
Bridge Crosses:  Vly Creek
Bridge Traffic:  Pedestrian
Superstructure Type:  Stringer
Year Built:  1978
Builder:  Unknown
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  40'-0"
Width: Unknown
Lanes: 1
Posted Load: None
Posted Vertical Clearance: None
World Guide No.: 32-1-c
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Not Applicable

This timber stringer bridge is in the west end of the village of Voorheesville. This bridge is located at the Voorheesville School and carries a foot path over Vly Creek to the parking lot for the school. A sign on the located on the bridge says "Otterness Way". The bridge is 40 foot long and was built in 1978.

Was easy to photograph bridge from parking lot and bridge downstream.

Parking available in school parking lot.

Additional Information
Otterness Way was named after Don Otterness, a beloved Voorheesville science teacher.


Stringer Bridge

Location Map

Location map for Otterness Way Bridge

West of intersection of NY85 and NY156 in parking lot near Voorheesville school. West end of village of Voorheesville, in Albany County.

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