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George Rankin Jr. Memorial Bridge

Rankin Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: July 2, 2014, July 20, 2019, and October 2, 2021

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Location
Rankin and Whitaker: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania: United States
Structure Type
Metal Cantilever 22 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Deck Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal 12 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Deck Truss, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1951 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown
Rehabilitation Date
2011
Main Span Length
525.0 Feet (160 Meters)
Structure Length
2,426.0 Feet (739.4 Meters)
Roadway Width
58 Feet (17.68 Meters)
Spans
9 Main Span(s) and 3 Approach Span(s)
Inventory Number
2666

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This large bridge is a good example of a mid-20th century truss bridge. It has the riveted built-up members, but not as much v-lacing and lattice as would be found on earlier bridges.

Information about an earlier bridge at this location can be seen here.


This bridge is tagged with the following special condition(s): Unorganized Photos

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