Building the Batchellerville Bridge

Building the Batchellerville Bridge (HM1AIB)

Location: Northville, NY 12134 Saratoga County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 12.545', W 74° 4.906'

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1929 - 1930

Contract 14
Contract 14 provided for the construction of a cantilever type steel bridge over the Sacandaga Reservoir at Batchellerville, N.Y., consisting of nineteen spans of 150 feet and two of 112 1/2 feet, including the construction of 20 piers, 2 abutments and the east approach to the bridge. There are involved about 5,800 cubic yards earth embankment, 1,200 cubic yards riprap, 29,500 lineal feet untreated timber piles, 9,100 cubic yards concrete, 6,900 square yards concrete pavement surfacing, 445 tons concrete reinforcement and 1,600 tons structural steel. The contract was awarded to Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Company on July 23, 1929, and the estimated cost is $491,400. This bridge will be completed during the fall of 1930. This contract is under the immediate direction of C. R. DeGraff, Resident Engineer, with H. A. Fleig, Assistant Engineer, serving as principal Assistant, E. A. Faille, Assistant Engineer, on inspection of concrete and J. E. Driscoll, Assistant Engineer, on inspection of steel and piles. The Edinburg approach to the bridge is to be constructed by the County of Saratoga in pursuance to its agreement with the Board.
Gates closed on Conklingville Dam March 27, 1930
Batchellerville Bridge opened October 25, 1930
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HM NumberHM1AIB
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Placed ByTown of Edinburg Historian Priscilla Edwards
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Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 11:23am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 574589 N 4784442
Decimal Degrees43.20908333, -74.08176667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 12.545', W 74° 4.906'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 12' 32.70" N, 74° 4' 54.36" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 906 S Shore Rd, Northville NY 12134, US
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