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Fort Avenue Fort McHenry Bridge

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Fort Avenue Fort McHenry Bridge

"A motorist drives east over the Fort Avenue bridge over the Locust Point rail yard toward Fort McHenry in 1960. The bridge was torn down and replaced later that year."

Ralph Dohme / Baltimore Sun

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BH Photo #442088

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Description 

Information imported from NBI but NBI is apparently in error based on local newspaper archive photos. NBI states bridge built 1923, but does not note reported 1960 replacement with deck stringer bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Warren pony truss bridge over CSX Railroad Yard on Fort Avenue
Location
Baltimore, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1923; replaced 1960
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 107.0 ft.
Total length: 618.1 ft.
Deck width: 36.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.26689, -76.58792   (decimal degrees)
39°16'01" N, 76°35'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/363014/4347595 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
2,755
Inventory number
BH 84097 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 78.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • January 9, 2019: Photo imported by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV