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West Carson Street Bridge

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Photo taken by John Goold in July 2015

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Chartiers Creek on West Carson Street in Pittsburgh
Location
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1925 as a pony truss by the McClintic-Marshall Co.; converted to a through truss in 1978
Builder
- McClintic-Marshall Co. of Chicago, Illinois & Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Design
Warren through truss (riveted)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.1 ft.
Total length: 144.0 ft.
Deck width: 34.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.46464, -80.05357   (decimal degrees)
40°27'53" N, 80°03'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/580237/4479760 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pittsburgh West
Inventory numbers
PA 02 7301 0000 3021 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 02403 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30323 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2009)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 11.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
5,022

Update Log 

  • October 31, 2016: New photo from John Goold
  • July 8, 2015: New photo from John Goold
  • March 17, 2011: Updated by Jason Smith: Changed the GPS/ Added information on the bridge- This bridge is actually a through truss

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West Carson Street Bridge
Posted November 23, 2014, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

is this pony truss bridge still listed as structurally deficient?