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Market Street Railroad Bridge

Photos 

East side of bridge (looking SW)

Photo taken by Jodi Christman in July 13, 2014

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BH Photo #288371

Map 

Description 

Bridge crosses two sidewalks and four lanes of traffic in downtown Harrisburg. Multiple train tracks are used by multiple train companies such as Norfolk Southern and Amtrak. There is also parking spaces on the west side of the bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Market Street on NS and Amtrak
Location
Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1928
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Conrail (CR)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Concrete
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 28.9 ft.
Total length: 84.0 ft.
Deck width: 266.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.26348, -76.87793   (decimal degrees)
40°15'49" N, 76°52'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/340313/4458693 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harrisburg West
Inventory numers
PA 22 7301 4000 4011 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 61700 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 23, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • December 12, 2017: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Added category "Concrete encased steel stringer"
  • July 13, 2014: Added by Jodi Christman

Sources 

  • Jodi Christman - masterofchaos [at] outlook [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com