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Armstrong Tunnel

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East Portal

Oblique view from Forbes Avenue.

Photo taken by Rick Mattioni in July 2012

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BH Photo #234685

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Overview
Tunnel on S. Tenth Street between Forbes Avenue and 2nd Avenue
Location
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1927; rehabilitated 1991
Builders
- Booth & Flinn Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Vernon R. Covell
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 1,298.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 7, 1986
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.43791, -79.99197   (decimal degrees)
40°26'16" N, 79°59'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/585493/4476850 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pittsburgh East
Inventory numbers
PA 02 7301 3006 2021 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
NRHP 86000015 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 41384 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 7, 2012: New photo from Rick Mattioni

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