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Tappan / Kittle Bridge
Hardenbergh, NY - Ulster County
Photo of elevation view of Tappan Bridge
Photo of Tappan Bridge

Photo of Tappan Bridge Portal
Tappan Bridge Portal

Bridge Statistics
Region:  Ulster County
County:  Ulster
Town:  Arkville
Locality:  Hardenbergh (Seager)
Position - Lat: 
N 42 04.110
W 74 32.866
Owner:  Town
Bridge Carries:  Erickson Road
Bridge Crosses:  Dry Brook
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Original Truss Type:  Kingpost
New Superstructure Type:  Stringer
Year Built:  1870
Year Stringers added:  1985
Builder:  Jerome Moot
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  43'-0"
Width: 12'-4"
Lanes: 1
Posted Load: None
Posted Vertical Clearance: Unknown
World Guide No.: 32-56-03
National Register of Historic Places Date:

The Tappan Bridge is South East of Arkville off Dry Brook Road, crossing Dry Brook. This bridge is a King Truss, 43-foot long, single-span, built in 1906, rebuilt in 1985 without a functional truss.

Easy to photograph portal since the bridge has light traffic. Easy to get nice photo of side view of bridge when leaves are off trees.

A few pulloff are available for parking along Dry Brook Road.

Truss / Arch

Photo of Tappan Bridge Truss
Kingpost Truss

Stringer Span

No photo available

Location Map

Location Map for Tappan Bridge

0.2 miles west of CR38 and Arkville on NY28, then 8.5 miles left on Dry Brook Road and just left on Erickson Road. This bridge is in North Seager, Ulster County.

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