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Swindell Bridge

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Swindell Bridge

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #259423

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Overview
Cantilevered deck truss bridge over I-279 on Charles Street in Pittsburgh
Location
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1990
Design
Cantilevered Pratt deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 545.0 ft.
Total length: 1,097.2 ft.
Deck width: 24.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.47232, -80.00490   (decimal degrees)
40°28'20" N, 80°00'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/584358/4479475 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pittsburgh West
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
5,700
Inventory numers
PA 02 7301 0000 3109 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 02456 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30313 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 52.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 28, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • July 11, 2013: Photo imported by Dave King

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

is this cantilevered deck truss bridge still listed as structurally deficient?