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Fulton Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Fulton Avenue Bridge

Aerial view looking east, 1977

Photo taken by Jack Boucher, Historic Architectural Engineering Record, Library of Congress, 1977

View this photo at lcweb2.loc.gov

BH Photo #259982

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Arch bridge over Amtrak on Fulton Avenue in Baltimore
Location
Baltimore, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Although NBI indicates bridge built 1936, Maryland Historic Bridge Inventory indicates an 1873 date. Bridge may have been reconstructed with additional fill in 1936.
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Span length: 26.9 ft.
Total length: 26.9 ft.
Deck width: 73.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.30246, -76.64594   (decimal degrees)
39°18'09" N, 76°38'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/358080/4351633 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Baltimore West
Inventory number
BH 19564 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2014)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 79.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
22,016

Categories 

Arch (11,238)
Baltimore, Maryland (75)
Built 1936 (1,016)
Built during 1930s (10,672)
Deck arch (10,477)
Functionally obsolete (8,045)
Have street view (22,469)
Maryland (661)
Open (36,837)
Owned by city (4,529)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,707)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,920)

Update Log 

  • July 18, 2013: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Added photos and additional history
  • October 20, 2011: New Street View added by Daniel Hopkins

Sources 

  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net
  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Comments 

Fulton Avenue Bridge
Posted July 18, 2013, by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

A state-maintained database of historic bridges indicates that this bridge dates to 1873. Unknown if 1936 indicates replacement or reconstruction.