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Fort Duquesne Bridge

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Photo taken by Jason Smith in August 2010

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Overview
Steel through arch bridge over Allegheny River on I-279 in Pittsburgh
Location
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1959
Design
Steel through arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 422.9 ft.
Total length: 425.9 ft.
Deck width: 107.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.44429, -80.00931   (decimal degrees)
40°26'39" N, 80°00'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/583955/4477620 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pittsburgh West
Inventory numbers
PA 02 0279 0064 0452 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 01023 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30243 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2008)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 47.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
42,570

Update Log 

  • July 7, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • November 18, 2010: New photos from Jason Smith
  • September 30, 2010: New Street View added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Pghbridges.com
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Wikipedia
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Fort Duquesne Bridge
Posted November 30, 2007, by Jay (jnicks11 [at] juno [dot] com)

This bridge had a pedestrian walkway in 1990. It was closed in 2007 at time of this photo.