Buskirk

BUSKIRK COVERED BRIDGE RENSSELAER/WASHINGTON COUNTIES NY-42-02 #2/NY-58-04 #2

Built in 1857 by Peter Osterhauth, Charles Newman and James Roberts. A single span of 158′ crossing the Hoosic River. Displays a Howe truss. Rehabilitated in 2005. From Rt. 22, turn onto CR 67 towards Eagle Bridge. Go 3.5 miles and turn right to the bridge. GPS: N42° 57.469′ W073° 25.990′

BUSKIRK BRIDGE NY-58-04

Buskirk Bridge was originally constructed in 1857 by Peter O. Osterhauth, Charles Newman and James B. Roberts (Primary firm) & Charles F. Ingalls (sub-contractor). It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as of March 8, 1978.

The bridge is located between Rensselaer and Washington Counties in the Town of Hoosic-White Creek. This bridge is sometimes referred to as NY-42-02. On County Route 59 north of County Route 67, it is over the Hoosic River, a single span of 165 feet of Howe truss.

Directions to the bridge:

Buskirk is located on State Route 67, west of Eaglebridge. Take Washington County Route 103 from State Route 67 north to the bridge in Buskirk.