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Schenley Drive Bridge

Schenley Drive Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth and Rick McOmber

Bridge Documented: July 16, 2011

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Key Facts

Location
Pittsburgh: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania: United States
Structure Type
Metal Three-Hinged Solid Ribbed Spandrel Braced Deck Arch, Fixed and Approach Spans: Stone Elliptical Deck Arch, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1896 By Builder/Contractor: G. T. Richards and Engineer/Design: Pittsburgh Department of Public Works

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
1994
Main Span Length
360 Feet (110 Meters)
Structure Length
480 Feet (146 Meters)
Roadway Width
57 Feet (17.37 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 2 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
2730100003084

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This is one of two similar metal deck arch bridges with stone arch approach spans. The bridge is an extremely rare example of a pre-1900 metal arch bridge. Currently HistoricBridges.org only has a few elevation photos of this bridge.

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