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WLE - Little Sawmill Run Viaduct

Photos 

Looking South

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in July 2016

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BH Photo #359828

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Description 

Carries the Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway (WE) across the Penn Lincoln Parkway West near the South Portal of the Fort Pitt Tunnel.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Penn Lincoln Parkway East (I-376/US-19/US-22/US-30) & Bell Road on Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Co. (WE)
Location
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railway (P&WV)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
- Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Railway (WPTR)
- Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway (WLE)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 487.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Also called
W-PT - Little Sawmill Run Viaduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.43003, -80.02829   (decimal degrees)
40°25'48" N, 80°01'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/582422/4475941 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pittsburgh West
Inventory number
BH 58048 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 31, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • February 12, 2015: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added length and alternate name
  • September 17, 2013: Added by Michael Miller

Sources 

  • Michael Miller - michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • James Holzmeier - wabashry [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com