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Homestead High Level Bridge

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Main span

Photo taken by James Baughn in July 2009

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Facts 

Overview
Cantilevered deck truss bridge over Monongahela River in Pittsburgh
Location
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1979 and 2006
Design
Wichert truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 534.1 ft.
Total length: 3,109.1 ft. (0.6 mi.)
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.41167, -79.91833   (decimal degrees)
40°24'42" N, 79°55'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/591774/4474011 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pittsburgh East
Inventory numbers
PA 02 7301 3047 2392 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 02503 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30256 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2008)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 60.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
35,235

Update Log 

  • September 29, 2010: New photos from Jason Smith
  • August 8, 2010: New Street View added by Andrew Hansford
  • July 27, 2009: Updated by Ian Anderson: Added latest rehabilitation
  • July 27, 2009: New photos from James Baughn

Sources 

  • Wikipedia
  • Ian Anderson - macsignals [at] gmail [dot] com
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Andrew Hansford
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com