World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Long Beach Bridge

Article Id: WHEBN0018718421
Reproduction Date:

Title: Long Beach Bridge  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Long Beach, New York, Outer barrier, Reynolds Channel
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Long Beach Bridge

Long Beach Bridge
Southwest view of the Long Beach Bridge
Official name Michael Valente Memorial Long Beach Bridge
Carries Motor vehicles, pedestrians
Crosses Reynolds Channel
Locale Nassau County, New York
Owner Nassau County Highway Agency
Maintained by Nassau County Department of Public Works
ID number 3300301 (southbound)
3300302 (northbound)
Design Bascule bridge
Material Steel-deck
Total length 820 feet (250 m)
Width Each span: 45 feet (14 m)
Roadway: 36 feet (11 m)
Longest span 150 feet (46 m)
Number of spans 2
Clearance below 30.4 feet (9.3 m)
Construction begin August 13, 1953 (1953-08-13)
Construction cost US$5,000,000
Opened May 19, 1955 (1955-05-19) (first span)
July 25, 1956 (1956-07-25) (second span)
Daily traffic 19654 (southbound, 1997)
19515 (northbound, 1997)
Preceded by LIRR Reynolds Channel Bridge
Atlantic Beach Bridge
Followed by Loop Parkway
Heritage status Eligible for the NRHP

40°35′44.91″N 73°39′24.65″W / 40.5958083°N 73.6568472°W / 40.5958083; -73.6568472 (southbound)
40°35′44.50″N 73°39′23.39″W / 40.5956944°N 73.6564972°W / 40.5956944; -73.6564972 (northbound)

6 lanes (3 in each direction)
References: [1][2][3]

The Long Beach Bridge is a drawbridge crossing Reynolds Channel and connecting Long Beach and Island Park, New York. Crossing is free. The bridge starts in Long Beach as Long Beach Boulevard, and at Barnum Island, the main road continues northeast as Austin Boulevard, while Long Beach Road branches to the north. The NBC show The Blacklist filmed a few scenes on the Bridge.


External links

  • Long Beach Bridge @

Coordinates: 40°35′44.71″N 73°39′24.02″W / 40.5957528°N 73.6566722°W / 40.5957528; -73.6566722

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.