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7th Street Bridge

Photo 

7th Street circa 1915

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BH Photo #384922

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over NS Railroad on PA 4013 in Altoona
Location
Blair County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by new bridge.
History
Built 1912 by the Penn Bridge Co.
Builder
- Penn Bridge Co. of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 186.0 ft.
Total length: 215.9 ft.
Deck width: 31.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.51833, -78.39500   (decimal degrees)
40°31'06" N, 78°23'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/720683/4488550 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Altoona
Inventory numbers
PA 07 4013 0010 0911 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 30434 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 31, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • February 8, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Bridge has been replaced.