South Washington Street Parabolic Bridge

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South Washington Street Parabolic Bridge
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South Washington Street Parabolic Bridge, February 2011
South Washington Street Parabolic Bridge is located in New York
South Washington Street Parabolic Bridge
Location S. Washington St., Binghamton, New York
Coordinates 42°5′33″N 75°54′54″W / 42.09250°N 75.91500°W / 42.09250; -75.91500Coordinates: 42°5′33″N 75°54′54″W / 42.09250°N 75.91500°W / 42.09250; -75.91500
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1886
Architect Berlin Iron Bridge Co.
Architectural style Lenticular truss
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 78001842[1]
Added to NRHP January 30, 1978
A view of the bridge from the south, from the intersection of Washington Street and Conklin Avenue

South Washington Street Parabolic Bridge is a historic Lenticular truss bridge located at Binghamton in Broome County, New York. It was constructed in 1886 and spans the Susquehanna River. It is composed of three identical through trusses with an overall length of 484 feet. The bridge was closed to vehicular traffic in 1969. It is the longest multiple span, Lenticular truss bridge constructed in New York State during the 19th century. It was constructed by the Berlin Iron Bridge Company of East Berlin, Connecticut.[2] It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]

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