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Downsville
Bridge - NY-13-01
Downsville, NY - Delaware County
Elevaion view Downsville Bridge

Photo of Downsville Bridge
Downsville bridge in 1999

Photo of Portal of Downsvile Bridge
Downsville Bridge Portal - 1999


Bridge Statistics
Region:  Catskills
Delaware River Valley
County:  Delaware
Town:  Colchester
Locality:  Downsville
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 42 04.519
W 74 59.468
Owner:  Unknown
Bridge Carries:  Bridge Street
Bridge Crosses:  East Branch Delaware River
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Truss Type:  Long with Queenpost
Year Built:  1854
Builder:  Robert Murray
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  174'-0"
Width: 18'-10"
Lanes: 1
Posted Load: 3 Tons
Posted Vertical Clearance: 6'-0"
World Guide No.: 32-13-02
National Register of Historic Places Date:
April 29, 1999

Description
This historical covered bridge in Downsville NY, Delaware County crosses tbe East branch of the Delaware River. It is a Long Truss and Queen with a span of 174 feet. This bridge was built in 1854. A major rehabilitation took place in 1998. See additional information below.

Photography
Good locations for portal shots on either end of bridge. Side views great from park and from stream on far side of bridge.

Parking
Plenty of parking in park near the bridge.


Photo of Downsville Bridge before 1999    Photo of Downsville Bridge portal before 1999
Downsville Bridge before 1999



Truss / Arch

Long and Queenpost Truss

No photo available



Location Map

Location map of Downsville Bridge

Location
0.4 miles south southeast of junction NY206 (North) on NY30, then 0.1 miles right on Bridge Street. The bridge is located on the south edge Downsville in Delaware County.

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