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DL - Washington Avenue Overpass

Photos 

Perspective Of Washington Avenue Bridge Looking Northeast.

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #217584

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Washington Avenue on Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad
Location
Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania
History
Built 1906-08
Builders
- Lincoln Bush (Chief engineer)
- McClintic-Marshall Co. of Chicago, Illinois & Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad (DLW)
- Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad (DL)
- Erie Lackawanna Railroad (EL)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 78.1 ft.
Total length: 81.0 ft.
Also called
DL&W - Washington Avenue Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.40626, -75.66557   (decimal degrees)
41°24'23" N, 75°39'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/444369/4584071 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Scranton
Inventory numbers
PA 35 7302 0115 0001 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 49839 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 20, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • October 16, 2011: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER PA-132-H - Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad, Scranton Yards, Washington Avenue Bridge, Spanning Washington Avenue at Railroad Alley, Scranton, Lackawanna County, PA