New York State has a considerable inventory of historic bridges. New York State built many attractive standard plan bridges in the 1920s and 1930s that remains today. In addition, New York is noted for having a relatively large number of lenticular truss bridges. Some other rarities such as bowstring truss bridges and bridges with Phoenix columns also exist. A number of abandoned bridges remain hidden within the state as well. New York City is noted for its combination of monumental bridges as well as an impressive collection of movable and park bridges. On average, New York State tends to care for its historic bridges quite a bit better than neighboring Pennsylvania. This website provides coverage of counties in western and southern New York. Select bridges in New York City are also available.
Select a location to view the available bridges for that location. Select from the interactive map available below, or select from the text list next to the map. On the map, names in blue denote locations that have bridges available to view.
New York City Boroughs: