Bear Mountain Bridge

Bear Mountain Bridge (HMWE8)

Location: Highland Falls, NY 10928 Rockland County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 19.197', W 73° 59.287'

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Bear Mountain Bridge
The first highway bridge to span the Hudson River south of Albany
Begun March 24th 1923 - Opened Nov. 27th 1924
To all who
With thought labor and loyalty have
Contributed to the construction of
This bridge and highway
This tablet is inscribed

Total length of bridge 2257 ft.
Height of towers 355 ft.
Diameter of cables 18 ins.
Length of suspended span 1632 ft.
Clear height above river 153 ft.
Number of wires in each cable 7252
HM NumberHMWE8
Year Placed1924
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 7:08am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 584688 N 4574769
Decimal Degrees41.31995000, -73.98811667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 19.197', W 73° 59.287'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 19' 11.82" N, 73° 59' 17.22" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)845
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10 GAR Highway, Highland Falls NY 10928, US
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