Reconstruction of Madison Avenue Swing Bridge

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PROJECT INFORMATION

LOCATION: Manhattan / Bronx, NY
AGENCY: NYCDOT
COMPLETION DATE: Ongoing

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

The Madison Avenue Bridge is a 4-lane iron swing bridge that crosses the Harlem River in New York City. It has a 300-foot long span and provides two 27-foot wide roadways, doubling vehicular and pedestrian traffic with two lanes of east and westbound traffic between Manhattan and the Bronx.
B. Thayer Associates is currently providing architectural and structural services which includes:
  • 4 gatehouses and ancillary support services
  • Access platforms
  • Circulation Components
  • A new pier level maintenance platform
  • Exterior facade restoration and rehabilitation of the envelope waterproofing