Project Description

Catskill Mountain Railroad Pedestrian Bridge Rehabilitation

Village of Catskill, Greene County, New York

This Locally Administered Federal Aid project (PIN 1759.71) involved the rehabilitation of the existing railroad bridge constructed in 1882 for use by pedestrian traffic. The bridge is a 440 ft. long 4 span thru-truss railroad bridge, carrying water and sewer lines. The scope of work included pin and hanger steel repairs, deck replacement, utility replacement, and painting of the bridge. The project involved significant coordination with the NYS Office of Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation, US Fish and Wildlife Services, local community groups, and project stakeholders to develop consensus on the proposed alternative. Creighton Manning was responsible for the preparation of Preliminary & Final Design.

Services provided by Creighton Manning included:

  • Bridge inspection, load rating, and rehabilitation design
  • Approach sidewalk and landscaping design
  • Lighting design
  • Public involvement
  • Coordination with Village and Greene County
  • Coordination with State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO)
  • Utility replacement coordination
  • Construction support

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