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Atherton Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Published prior to 1923

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BH Photo #376068

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Pittsburgh Junction Railroad on Atherton Avenue (Baum Boulevard)
Location
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1912; replaced 1975
Builder
- Crawford Construction Co. of Cincinnati, Ohio
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 168.6 ft.
Total length: 418.0 ft.
Deck width: 60.0 ft.
Skew angle
62 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.45525, -79.94425   (decimal degrees)
40°27'19" N, 79°56'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/589517/4478823 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 75222 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 8, 2017: Updated by Dave King: Added builder
  • January 18, 2017: Added by Dave King

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