Genesee River Gorge: Industrial & Urban Development
The Bausch Memorial Bridge and Surrounding Area
Bausch Memorial Bridge
1873 Construction of the Vincent Place Bridge
1892 Second truss added and bridge renamed the Smith Street Bridge
1930 Smith Street Bridge dismantled
1931 Opening of the Bausch Memorial Bridge
2009 Bausch Memorial Bridge Renovation
The Phoenix Bridge Company designed and constructed the Bausch Memorial Bridge in 1931. The bridge carries approximately 26,000 vehicles daily in four travel lanes, and two cantilevered sidewalks 913 feet
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • Environment • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1855.
Location. 43° 9.949′ N, 77° 37.196′ W. Marker is in Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is on Smith Street ¼ mile east of Lake Ave, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester NY 14608, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Genesee River Gorge: Geology (a few steps from this marker); Genesee River Gorge: 20,000 Years in the Making (approx. 0.3 miles away); Genesee River Gorge: Centuries of Conflict in Pleasant Valley (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Genesee Brew House Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); On this site stood the Standard Brewing Company's main Brewery Building. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pont de Rennes Pedestrian Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Welcome to the High Falls (approx. 0.4 miles away); Morning of February 18, 1861 (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
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