Rating:
3 votes

Sixteenth Street Bridge

Photos 

Inscription on the vertical beam

CARNEGIE USA

Photo taken by Jason Smith in August 2010

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BH Photo #187485

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Facts 

Overview
Steel through arch bridge over Allegheny River on Sixteenth Street in Pittsburgh
Location
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1922; rehabilitated 1982
Builder
- Fort Pitt Bridge Works of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Design
Steel through arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 437.0 ft.
Total length: 1,900.0 ft.
Deck width: 38.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 13, 1979
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.45072, -79.99064   (decimal degrees)
40°27'03" N, 79°59'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/585590/4478273 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pittsburgh East
Inventory numbers
PA 02 7301 0000 2015 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
NRHP 79002163 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
PANBI 02384 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30306 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2008)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 57.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
14,656

Update Log 

  • July 24, 2016: New photo from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • November 18, 2010: New photos from Jason Smith
  • November 14, 2010: Updated by Jason Smith: Updated the GPS Coordinates

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Bridgemapper.com - by Todd Wilson and Lauren Winkler
  • Bridgemapper.com - by Todd Wilson and Lauren Winkler
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com