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North Avenue Bridge

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North Avenue Bridge

View from Falls Road

Photo taken by Alexander D. Mitchell IV in March 2013

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Overview
Stone/brick arch bridge over Amtrak, CSX, Light Rail, Jones Falls, and Falls Road on North Avenue in Baltimore
Location
Baltimore, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1895; rehabilitated 1978
Design
Three main stone/brick arch spans; approach on west has four spans of stone-faced concrete over rail lines, rebuilt 1980s/1990s
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 129.9 ft.
Total length: 888.2 ft.
Deck width: 74.2 ft.
Skew angle
45 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.31099, -76.62091   (decimal degrees)
39°18'40" N, 76°37'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/360255/4352541 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Baltimore East
Inventory number
BH 19594 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2014)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 78.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
19,400

Categories 

19th Century (5,957)
Arch (11,055)
Baltimore, Maryland (71)
Built 1895 (238)
Built during 1890s (2,346)
Deck arch (10,299)
Functionally obsolete (7,828)
Have street view (21,072)
Maryland (648)
Open (35,516)
Owned by city (4,402)
Skewed (4,619)
Span length 125-175 feet (3,669)
Stone arch (2,598)
Total length 500-1000 feet (2,461)

Update Log 

  • June 24, 2013: Photo imported by Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • March 27, 2013: Photo imported by Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • March 18, 2013: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Corrected "crosses" category, added "water mains" to "carries"