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Chestnut Street Overpass

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From the north

Photo taken by Jann Mayer in February 2010

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #241033

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Description 

This is a short stone arch bridge over the railroad jsut east of the Schuylkill River.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over CSX Railroad on Chestnut Street in Philadelphia
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901
Railroad
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 115.2 ft.
Deck width: 36.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.95284, -75.18005   (decimal degrees)
39°57'10" N, 75°10'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/484620/4422538 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Philadelphia
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
11,617
Inventory numbers
PA 67 0003 0090 2703 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 38939 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31511 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 33.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 25, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • October 5, 2012: Updated by Jann Mayer: Corrected the location.

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Comments 

Chestnut Street Bridge
Posted August 5, 2010, by D. Thomsen

This location does not have a stone arch bridge, which should be apparent from Bing aerial or bird's eye pictures.