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AVR - Brilliant Cutoff Viaduct

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Photo taken by Jim Kuhn

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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Overview
Stone arch bridge over Silver Lake Drive on Allegheny Valley RR (formerly PRR)
Location
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1903
Builders
- C. S. Winvilliers (Construction Engineer)
- Columbia Contracting Co. (Contractor)
- E.B. Temple (Assistant Engineer)
- William H. Brown (Chief Engineer)
Railroads
- Allegheny Valley Railroad (AVR)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
48' plate girder span over Lincoln Avenue
80' stone arch
100' stone arch
80' stone arch over Silver Lake Drive
3 80' stone arches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 468.0 ft.
Also called
Silver Lake Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.46208, -79.90493   (decimal degrees)
40°27'43" N, 79°54'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/592842/4479621 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pittsburgh East
Inventory number
BH 50075 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 17, 2015: Photos imported by Luke
  • November 7, 2011: Added by Frank Hicks

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