Jamaica Bay bridges

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BobLI
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Jamaica Bay bridges

Post by BobLI »

The bridge by the Hammels wye is a swing bridge. Was the bridge by Howard Beach ever a swing bridge? If so when was it rerailed into a straight bridge?
It looks like the same construction and bridge piers, etc. like the bridge by the wye.

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Re: Jamaica Bay bridges

Post by Kamen Rider »

they're both swing spans, but the north channel bridge has been locked in place.
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