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Perrine's Bridge
NY-56-01
Rifton, NY - Ulster County
Photo of Perrine Bridge in February 2009
Photo of Perrine's Bridge - February 2009

Photo of elevation view of New Paltz Campus Bridge
Photo of Perrine's Bridge

Photo of Perrine's Bridge Portal
Perrine's Bridge Portal


Bridge Statistics
Region:  Catskills
County:  Ulster
Town:  Esopus
Locality:  Rifton
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 41º 49.065'
W 74º 03.337'
Owner:  Town
Bridge Carries:  Foot Path
Bridge Crosses:  Walkill River
Bridge Traffic:  Pedestrian
Original Truss Type:  Burr Arch
Year Built:  1844
Builder:  Benjamin West
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  154'-0"
Width: 19'-10"
Lanes: 1
Posted Load: None
Posted Vertical Clearance: 11'-0"
World Guide No.: 32-56-01
National Register of Historic Places Date:
April 13, 1973

Description
The Perrine Bridge is South West of Rifton, off NY 213, right next to I-87 (NYS Thruway). The bridge crosses the Wallkill River and is closed to vehicular traffic. This bridge is a Burr Arch, 154-foot long, single-span, built in 1844 and restored in 1993.

Photography
Easy to photograph portal since the bridge has no traffic. Easy to get nice photo of side view of bridge from underside of thruway bridge.

Parking
There are parking lots on the opposite side of NY213 of the bridge.


Truss / Arch

Photo of Perrine Bridge Truss

Burr Arch



Location Map

Location Map for Perrine's Bridge


Location
0.3 miles east of junction NY32 on north side of bypassed section of NY213. (adjacent to I87 but no access) South West of Rifton in Ulster County.

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