Thurman Station Bridge
View from Warrensburg side
|Carries||2 traffic lanes of |
|Locale||Thurman, New York and Warrensburg, New York, New York|
|Official name||Thurman Station Bridge|
|Maintained by||New York State Department of Transportation|
|Design||steel truss bridge|
The Thurman Station Bridge is a two–lane bridge that carries NY 418 across the Hudson River connecting Thurman, New York with Warrensburg, New York. It was built in 1941.
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