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CSX Ridley Creek Bridge

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Description 

Main span formerly two tracks, reduced to one track with single-track plate girder approach span

Facts 

Overview
Pratt deck truss bridge over Ridley Creek and unnamed road on CSX Transportation (former Baltimore & Ohio RR,)
Location
Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1909 to replace through truss Whipple span which was relocated to Washington, DC (Georgetown Branch B&O)
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Pratt deck truss
Also called
B&O Ridley Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.86436, -75.34882   (decimal degrees)
39°51'52" N, 75°20'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/470165/4412761 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bridgeport
Inventory number
BH 59767 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 18, 2014: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV