Rating:
3 votes

West End Bridge

Photos 

Driver's view

The following three pics were taken from the car enroute to Point Dusquene.

Photo taken by Jason Smith in August 2010

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BH Photo #181979

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Steel through arch bridge over Ohio River on US 19 in Pittsburgh
Location
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1991
Design
Steel through arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 779.9 ft.
Total length: 1,221.2 ft.
Deck width: 40.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.44639, -80.02722   (decimal degrees)
40°26'47" N, 80°01'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/582493/4477758 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pittsburgh West
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
37,705
Inventory numbers
PA 02 0019 0280 0126 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 00535 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30324 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 51.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 30, 2016: New photo from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • August 16, 2014: New photos from Patrick S. O'Donnell
  • November 19, 2010: New photos from Jason Smith
  • October 29, 2010: New Street View added by Jason Smith
  • October 12, 2010: New photos from Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Pghbridges.com
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Todd Wilson
  • Patrick S. O'Donnell - 1 [dot] 991km [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com