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Taken 23-Oct-11
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Category:Architecture and Structures
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Photo Info

Dimensions3532 x 2355
Original file size5.54 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken23-Oct-11 19:03
Date modified17-Dec-11 20:10
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D200
Focal length20 mm
Focal length (35mm)30 mm
Max lens aperturef/3.6
Exposure30s at f/8
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias+1/3 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Illuminated South Grand Island Bridge at Dusk connecting Tonawanda, NY and Grand Island, NY. Bridge and illumination reflected in the Niagara River.

South Grand Island Bridge at Dusk

South Grand Island Bridge at Dusk, looking north from Tonawanda, NY along I-190 towards Grand Island.

Despite the success in the downtown Buffalo sections of the I-190, the bridge remains a toll bridge. It consists of two truss arch bridges. It is operated by the New York State Thruway Authority. The bridge has a 93-foot clearance. While the twin bridges were targeted to be identical there are some differences between the one built in 1930s and the other from 1960s, like stone vs. steel faced cutwaters, different guard rails, and more.