List of fixed crossings of the Hudson River

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This is a list of bridges and other crossings of the Hudson River, from its mouth at the Upper New York Bay upstream to its beginning at the confluence of Calamity Brook and Indian Pass Brook near Henderson Lake in Newcomb, New York.


Crossings[edit]

The crossings are listed from south to north.

Crossing Carries Location Built Coordinates
New Jersey – New York
Downtown Hudson Tubes Port Authority Trans-Hudson Jersey CityManhattan 1909
Holland Tunnel I‑78 / Route 139 1927 40°43′39″N 74°01′16″W / 40.72750°N 74.02111°W / 40.72750; -74.02111
Uptown Hudson Tubes Port Authority Trans-Hudson 1908
North River Tunnels Amtrak and New Jersey Transit North BergenManhattan 1910 40°45′32″N 74°00′46″W / 40.75889°N 74.01278°W / 40.75889; -74.01278
Lincoln Tunnel Route 495 / NY 495 WeehawkenManhattan 1937 (Center Tube)
1945 (North Tube)
1957 (South Tube)
40°45′47″N 74°00′36″W / 40.76306°N 74.01000°W / 40.76306; -74.01000
George Washington Bridge I‑95 / US 1-9 / US 46 / BR 9 Fort LeeManhattan 1931 (Upper Level)
1962 (Lower Level)
40°51′05″N 73°57′09″W / 40.85139°N 73.95250°W / 40.85139; -73.95250
New York
Tappan Zee Bridge I-87 / I-287 / Thruway South NyackTarrytown 1955 41°04′12″N 73°53′40″W / 41.07000°N 73.89444°W / 41.07000; -73.89444
New Tappan Zee Bridge (under construction) 2018 (projected) 41°04′17″N 73°53′40″W / 41.07139°N 73.89444°W / 41.07139; -73.89444
Bear Mountain Bridge US 6 / US 202 / Appalachian Trail / BR 9 HighlandsCortlandt 1924 41°19′11″N 73°59′00″W / 41.31972°N 73.98333°W / 41.31972; -73.98333
Newburgh–Beacon Bridge I-84 / NY 52 NewburghBeacon 1963 (westbound)
1980 (eastbound)
41°31′11″N 73°59′50″W / 41.51972°N 73.99722°W / 41.51972; -73.99722
Mid-Hudson Bridge US 44 / NY 55 LloydPoughkeepsie 1930 41°42′10″N 73°56′45″W / 41.70278°N 73.94583°W / 41.70278; -73.94583
Poughkeepsie Bridge "Walkway over the Hudson" multi-use pedestrian/bicycle deck HighlandPoughkeepsie 1889 (rail)
2009 (pedestrian)
41°42′37″N 73°56′22″W / 41.71028°N 73.93944°W / 41.71028; -73.93944
Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge NY 199 UlsterRhinebeck 1957 41°58′38″N 73°56′43″W / 41.97722°N 73.94528°W / 41.97722; -73.94528
Rip Van Winkle Bridge NY 23 CatskillGreenport 1935 42°13′24″N 73°51′01″W / 42.22333°N 73.85028°W / 42.22333; -73.85028
Alfred H. Smith Memorial Bridge CSX Castleton Subdivision SelkirkCastleton-on-Hudson 1924 42°30′31″N 73°46′30″W / 42.50861°N 73.77500°W / 42.50861; -73.77500
Castleton Bridge Thruway (Berkshire Connector) CoeymansSchodack 1959 42°30′33″N 73°46′24″W / 42.50917°N 73.77333°W / 42.50917; -73.77333
Maiden Lane Bridge (demolished 1960s) Rail AlbanyRensselaer 1871
Dunn Memorial Bridge US 9 / US 20 1969 42°38′35″N 73°44′51″W / 42.64306°N 73.74750°W / 42.64306; -73.74750
Hudson River Bridge (demolished) Rail
Livingston Avenue Bridge CSX Hudson Subdivision and Amtrak 1901 42°39′16″N 73°44′30″W / 42.65444°N 73.74167°W / 42.65444; -73.74167
Patroon Island Bridge I-90 1968 42°39′53″N 73°43′44″W / 42.66472°N 73.72889°W / 42.66472; -73.72889
Menands Bridge NY 378 MenandsTroy 1933 42°42′04″N 73°42′08″W / 42.70111°N 73.70222°W / 42.70111; -73.70222
Congress Street Bridge NY 2 WatervlietTroy 42°43′43″N 73°41′50″W / 42.72861°N 73.69722°W / 42.72861; -73.69722
Green Island Bridge Green IslandTroy 1981 42°44′07″N 73°41′23″W / 42.73528°N 73.68972°W / 42.73528; -73.68972
Collar City Bridge NY 7 1981 42°44′25″N 73°41′18″W / 42.74028°N 73.68833°W / 42.74028; -73.68833
112th Street Bridge NY 470 CohoesTroy 1922
1996
42°46′17″N 73°40′53″W / 42.77139°N 73.68139°W / 42.77139; -73.68139
Troy-Waterford Bridge US 4 WaterfordTroy 1909 42°47′19″N 73°40′26″W / 42.78861°N 73.67389°W / 42.78861; -73.67389
Albany Northern Railroad Bridge (demolished)
Mechanicville Bridge NY 67 MechanicvilleSchaghticoke 1888 (original)
1950 (replaced)
42°54′19″N 73°40′57″W / 42.90528°N 73.68250°W / 42.90528; -73.68250
Rail bridge Pan Am Southern Railroad Indian LakeMinerva 42°55′10″N 73°40′19″W / 42.91944°N 73.67194°W / 42.91944; -73.67194
Stillwater Bridge CR 125 / CR 125 StillwaterSchaghticoke 1930 42°56′16″N 73°39′02″W / 42.93778°N 73.65056°W / 42.93778; -73.65056
Schuylerville Bridge NY 29 SchuylervilleEaston 43°05′53″N 73°34′25″W / 43.09806°N 73.57361°W / 43.09806; -73.57361
Dix Bridge CR 42 / CR 70 SchuylervilleGreenwich 1900 (original)
2013 (reopened as a pedestrian bridge)[1]
43°07′00″N 73°34′53″W / 43.11667°N 73.58139°W / 43.11667; -73.58139
Hudson Valley Railway Bridge (demolished) NorthumberlandGreenwich 43°07′13″N 73°34′50″W / 43.12028°N 73.58056°W / 43.12028; -73.58056
Greenwich and Johnsonville Railway Bridge (demolished) NorthumberlandGreenwich 43°07′17″N 73°35′01″W / 43.12139°N 73.58361°W / 43.12139; -73.58361
Northumberland Bridge US 4 NorthumberlandGreenwich 1917 43°07′43″N 73°35′14″W / 43.12861°N 73.58722°W / 43.12861; -73.58722
Rail bridge Canadian Pacific Rail and Amtrak MoreauFort Edward 43°15′50″N 73°35′21″W / 43.26389°N 73.58917°W / 43.26389; -73.58917
Bridge NY 197 MoreauFort Edward 43°15′52″N 73°35′25″W / 43.26444°N 73.59028°W / 43.26444; -73.59028
Bridge CR 27 South Glens FallsHudson Falls 43°17′50″N 73°35′23″W / 43.29722°N 73.58972°W / 43.29722; -73.58972
Cooper's Cave Bridge US 9 / NY 32 South Glens FallsGlens Falls 2004 43°18′20″N 73°38′28″W / 43.30556°N 73.64111°W / 43.30556; -73.64111
Bridge I-87 MoreauQueensbury 43°15′48″N 73°40′35″W / 43.26333°N 73.67639°W / 43.26333; -73.67639
Irving H. Densmore Memorial Bridge [2] CR 9 / CR 16 CorinthLake Luzerne 43°14′55″N 73°49′56″W / 43.24861°N 73.83222°W / 43.24861; -73.83222
Bridge NY 9N HadleyLake Luzerne 43°18′17″N 73°49′58″W / 43.30472°N 73.83278°W / 43.30472; -73.83278
Hadley Bridge CR 4 HadleyLake Luzerne 1885 43°19′00″N 73°50′33″W / 43.31667°N 73.84250°W / 43.31667; -73.84250
Rail bridge (not in use) Former Delaware and Hudson Railroad line ThurmanWarrensburg 1905[3] 43°28′43″N 73°49′22″W / 43.47861°N 73.82278°W / 43.47861; -73.82278
Thurman Station Bridge NY 418 ThurmanWarrensburg 1941 43°28′47″N 73°49′06″W / 43.47972°N 73.81833°W / 43.47972; -73.81833
The Glen Bridge NY 28 JohnsburgChester 1959 43°34′57″N 73°51′36″W / 43.58250°N 73.86000°W / 43.58250; -73.86000
Riparius Bridge NY 8 JohnsburgChester 2003 43°39′42″N 73°53′53″W / 43.66167°N 73.89806°W / 43.66167; -73.89806
North Creek Bridge NY 28N JohnsburgChester 1930 43°42′01″N 73°58′59″W / 43.70028°N 73.98306°W / 43.70028; -73.98306
Adirondack Railway bridge Saratoga and North Creek Railroad 43°47′51″N 74°03′05″W / 43.79750°N 74.05139°W / 43.79750; -74.05139
Finch Pruyn Bridge Pedestrian Newcomb 1993[4] 43°53′40″N 74°09′51″W / 43.89444°N 74.16417°W / 43.89444; -74.16417
Newcomb Bridge NY 28N Newcomb 43°57′57″N 74°07′54″W / 43.96583°N 74.13167°W / 43.96583; -74.13167
Bridge Campsite Road Newcomb 43°58′08″N 74°06′57″W / 43.96889°N 74.11583°W / 43.96889; -74.11583
Bridge CR 25 Newcomb 43°57′57″N 74°03′00″W / 43.96583°N 74.05000°W / 43.96583; -74.05000
Bridge Opolescent Road Newcomb 44°00′58″N 74°03′14″W / 44.01611°N 74.05389°W / 44.01611; -74.05389
Bridge CR 76 Tahawus 44°02′37″N 74°03′29″W / 44.04361°N 74.05806°W / 44.04361; -74.05806
Fill with culverts Adirondack Park Reserve Road Tahawus 44°03′04″N 74°03′45″W / 44.05111°N 74.06250°W / 44.05111; -74.06250

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leigh Hornbeck (July 22, 2010). "1900 span will be part of walking trail". Times Union. Retrieved August 28, 2012. 
  2. ^ "New York Highway - Article 6". Law and Legal Resarch. Retrieved July 6, 2013. 
  3. ^ Jon Patton (2008). "Railroad Bridges at Warrensburg, NY". The Adirondack Branch of the Delaware & Hudson Railroad. Retrieved August 28, 2012. 
  4. ^ Roger A. Dziengeleski (January 11, 1994). "Criticism of Finch, Pruyn Bridge Unjustified". The Daily Gazette. Retrieved August 28, 2012. 

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