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New Sewickley Bridge

Photo 

Bridgemapper.com photo

Photo taken by Todd Wilson in 1998

BH Photo #405307

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Modern continuous through truss bridge over Ohio River on River Street
Location
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1981, replacing a 1911 bridge
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- Richardson, Gordon, & Associates of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Design
Continuous Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 750.0 ft.
Total length: 1,852.1 ft.
Deck width: 32.2 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 19.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.53111, -80.19000   (decimal degrees)
40°31'52" N, 80°11'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/568603/4487023 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ambridge
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
17,567
Inventory numbers
PA 02 4025 0010 0097 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 01966 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 42930 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 65.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 3, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added builders
  • July 5, 2009: Updated by Ian Anderson: Actually a continuous truss, as with most modern PennDOT truss bridges
  • July 1, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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