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McArdle Viaduct No. 1

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Looking South

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in July 2016

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Description 

One of the bridges seen in the Movie-Jack Reacher

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Overview
Through truss bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railroad on Mcardle Roadway in Pittsburgh
Location
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1933; rehabilitated 1960
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 214.9 ft.
Total length: 547.9 ft.
Deck width: 26.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.42774, -79.99315   (decimal degrees)
40°25'40" N, 79°59'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/585406/4475721 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pittsburgh East
Inventory numbers
PA 02 7301 0000 3064 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 02429 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30272 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2009)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 20.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
1,000

Update Log 

  • December 20, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Riveted"
  • September 17, 2013: New Street View added by Michael Miller

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McArdle Viaduct No. 1
Posted November 23, 2014, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

is this through truss bridge still listed as structurally deficient?