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Greenfield Bridge

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Overview
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Penn Lincoln Parkway East (I-376) on Beechwood Boulevard
Location
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status
Demolished on 28 December, 2015
History
Built 1922; rehabilitated 1980, closed to traffic on 19 October, 2015, demoed on 28 December, 2015
Builder
- E.M. Wichert & Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 274.0 ft.
Total length: 465.9 ft.
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Also called
Beechwood Boulevard Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.42862, -79.93787   (decimal degrees)
40°25'43" N, 79°56'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/590055/4475840 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pittsburgh East
Inventory numbers
PA 02 7301 0000 3039 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 02415 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30250 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2009)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 47.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
7,782

Update Log 

  • December 28, 2015: Updated by Jason Smith: Bridge was brought down by explosives on 28 December, 2015. Steel arch bridge replacement expected to be built.

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