The Glen Bridge

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The Glen Bridge

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South view from the western shore
Coordinates 43°34′34″N73°51′22″W / 43.57611°N 73.85611°W / 43.57611; -73.85611 Coordinates: 43°34′34″N73°51′22″W / 43.57611°N 73.85611°W / 43.57611; -73.85611
Carries 2 traffic lanes of NY-28.svg NY 28
Crosses Hudson River
Locale Johnsburg and Chester, New York
Official name The Glen Bridge
Other name(s) The Glen Bridge
Maintained by New York State Department of Transportation
Characteristics
Design girder bridge [1]
History
Opened 1959 [1]
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The Glen Bridge
Location in New York

The Glen Bridge is a two lane bridge that carries NY 28 across the Hudson River connecting Johnsburg, New York with Chester, built in 1959. [2]

New York State Route 28 (NY 28) is a state highway extending for 281.69 miles (453.34 km) in the shape of a "C" between the Hudson Valley city of Kingston and southern Warren County in the U.S. state of New York. Along the way, it intersects several major routes, including Interstate 88 (I-88), U.S. Route 20 (US 20), and the New York State Thruway twice. The southern terminus of NY 28 is at NY 32 in Kingston and the northern terminus is at US 9 in Warrensburg. In Kingston, NY 28 is co-designated as Interstate 587 from its southern terminus at NY 32 to the roundabout linking it to the Thruway (I-87).

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