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SEPTA - 52nd Street Viaduct

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Overview
Warren deck truss bridge over Fifty-second Street on Septa Railroad
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Removed
History
Built 1902; Removed 2017
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Fabricator)
- William H. Brown (Engineer)
Railroads
- Commuter Rail
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)
Design
387' 10" Parker through truss
1 105' Warren deck truss
47 deck plate girders, varying between 32' and 37' in length
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 387.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.97801, -75.22632   (decimal degrees)
39°58'41" N, 75°13'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/480675/4425340 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Philadelphia
Inventory numbers
PA 67 3017 0030 0847 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 41707 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 5, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • February 2, 2018: New Street View added by Luke
  • July 13, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added streetview

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