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Chestnut Street CSX 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

Map 

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
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 (as of 07/2008)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 62.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
16,647

Update Log 

  • October 5, 2012: Updated by Jann Mayer: Corrected the location.

Sources 

  • Wikipedia
  • Jann Mayer - jannmayer [at] gmail [dot] com

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.