Category:Spuyten Duyvil Bridge

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Spuyten Duyvil Bridge 
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railroad swing bridge that spans the Spuyten Duyvil Creek between Manhattan and the Bronx in New York City
Instance of bridge
Location Manhattan, United States of America
Date of official opening 1900
Authority control

40° 52′ 41.88″ N, 73° 55′ 32.16″ W

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English: The Spuyten Duyvil Bridge is a swing bridge that carries Amtrak's Empire Corridor line across the Spuyten Duyvil Creek between Manhattan and the Bronx, in New York City. It is located at the northern tip of Manhattan where the Creek meets the Hudson River, to the west of the Henry Hudson Bridge. It was built to carry two tracks, but now carries only a single track on the east side of the bridge. A wooden railroad bridge across the Spuyten Duyvil was first constructed by the New York & Hudson River Railroad in 1849. The current steel bridge was designed by Robert Giles and constructed in 1900. Trains stopped running across the bridge in 1982 and the following year the bridge was damaged by a vessel and left stuck in the open position. The bridge was rehabilitated in the late 1980s and Amtrak's Empire Service began using the Spuyten Duyvil Bridge on April 7, 1991, following the completion of the Empire Connection.

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