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C.L. Schmitt Bridge

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C.L. Schmitt Bridge

At New Kensington. View looking East

Photo taken by Brian McKee in January 2009

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BH Photo #131260

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Overview
Three-span through truss bridge over Allegheny River on PA 1038 in New Kensington
Location
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, and Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1927; rehabilitated ca. 1988
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 370.1 ft.
Total length: 1,528.0 ft.
Deck width: 27.6 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.7 ft.
Also called
New Kensington Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.56415, -79.77222   (decimal degrees)
40°33'51" N, 79°46'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/603936/4491099 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Kensington West
Inventory numbers
PA 02 1038 0010 0059 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 01475 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30278 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2009)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 45.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
17,104

Update Log 

  • December 20, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • July 6, 2015: New photos from John Goold
  • November 14, 2010: New photos from Jason Smith
  • January 4, 2009: New photos from Brian McKee

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C.L. Schmitt Bridge
Posted November 20, 2015, by John Goold (BlueWilliamus [at] yahoo [dot] com)

There was a shot of this bridge on the latest episode of the Food Network's Restaurant Impossible.