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Court Street Bridge, Court Street, Route11, spanning Black River, Watertown, Jefferson County, NY



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Item Title


Location
spanning Black River, Watertown, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NY-173
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-40).
Building/structure dates: 1921 initial construction
Significance: A highly unusual and visually dramatic example of a multi-level reinforced concrete viaduct using four span types: barrel arch, continuous girder, open spandrel arch, and deck slab bridges to cross a river, local street, and railroad tracks.

Related Names
Peckham Construction Company
Concrete-Steel Engineering Company
Muese, William


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW, RIVER SPAN, WEST SIDE, VIEW TO EAST
2. DETAIL, RIVER SPAN FROM BANK, VIEW TO SOUTHEAST
3. DETAIL, NORTH ABUTMENT, WEST SIDE
4. DETAIL, SOUTH ABUTMENT, VIEW FROM NORTH BANK
5. ELEVATION, WEST SIDE OF RAILROAD BARREL ARCH
6. DETAIL, WEST SIDE, SOUTH ROADWAY SPAN, WITH STAIRS
7. DETAIL, LOWER ROADWAY DECK AND PEDESTRIAN WALKWAY, VIEW TO NORTH
8. DETAIL, CENTER OF LOWER DECK, VIEW TO SOUTH
9. DETAIL, LOWER DECK BETWEEN ARCHES, VIEW TO NORTH
10. DETAIL, 2-LIGHT STANDARD ON EAST RAILING, VIEW TO EAST


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