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Columbus/Allegheny Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Bridgemapper.com photo

Photo taken by Todd Wilson in 2007

BH Photo #404598

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad on Columbus Avenue & Allegheny Avenue in Pittsburgh
Location
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1907; Allegheny Avenue portion closed & removed 1970; Rehabilitated 1990
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 107.0 ft.
Total length: 236.9 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.45855, -80.02367   (decimal degrees)
40°27'31" N, 80°01'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/582949/4479089 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pittsburgh West
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
1,750
Inventory numbers
PA 02 7301 0000 3022 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 02404 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30232 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 31.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • December 19, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added image and info
  • December 19, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

Comments 

Columbus/Allegheny Avenue Bridge
Posted December 19, 2019, by George A Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Thanks for the information,Luke.

Columbus Avenue Bridge
Posted December 19, 2019, by Luke

There were spans that mirrored the ones there now. with another span sngled to right instead of the left.

Trying to find a usable picture instead of just aerial imagery.

Columbus Avenue Bridge
Posted December 19, 2019, by George A Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I was looking at the pictures and saw the extended pier along with the abutment at the end of Allegheny Ave.Was there another bridge here at one time?