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Van Tran Flat Bridge - NY-53-03
Rockland, NY - Sullivan County
Elevaion view Van Tran Flat Bridge
Photo of Van Tran Flat Bridge

Photo of Portal of Van Tran Flat Bridge
Van Tran Flat Bridge Portal


Bridge Statistics
Region:  Catskills - Route 17 / I86
County:  Sullivan
Town:  Rockland
Locality:  Rockland
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 41º 54.045'
W 74º 49.730'
Owner:  Sullivan County
Bridge Carries:  Covered Bridge Road
Bridge Crosses:  Willowamoc Creek
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Truss Type:  Town Lattice and Lamimated Arch
Year Built:  1860
Builder:  John Davidson
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  117'-0"
Width: 16'-6"
Lanes: 1
Posted Load: 5 Tons
Posted Vertical Clearance: 7'-8"
World Guide No.: 32-53-03
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Unknown

Description
This bridge is in a small park just NE of Livingston Manor.It is a single span town lattice truss with a laminated arch. It crosses the Willowemac Creek. The span length is 117 feet. This bridge was built in 1860 on Covered Bridge Road off Sullivan County Route 179. Route 17 can be seen from the bridge and the park.

Photography
Easy to photograph sides of bridge from park. Be careful while taking photos of portal.

Parking
Parking is available in the park.


Truss / Arch

Photo of Livingston Manor Bridge Truss
Photo of Van Tran Flat Bridge Truss

Sign at Bridge



Location Map

Location map of Van Tran Flats Bridge


Mapquest Location Map


Location
0.3 miles west of NY17 on CR82 (Exit 96), then 1.0 miles right on old Rte 17 (CR179) and 0.3 miles left on Covered Bridge Rd. North of Livingston Manor in Sullivan County.

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