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Basin Bridge Rd Bridge

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Phila Navy Yard Bridge01

Basin Bridge road bridge from Langley Avenue

Photo taken by D. Thomsen

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BH Photo #171110

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Description 

This old lift bridge is located in the former Philadelphia Navy Yard, between the Schuylkill River and the basin still used to moor mothballed naval vessels.

Renovated 2005 by the Bedwell Co. See http://www.bedwell.net/liftbridge.html

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Ship basin near Schuylkill River on Basin Bridge Rd
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
Builders
- Bedwell Co.
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Also called
K547
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.89312, -75.19098   (decimal degrees)
39°53'35" N, 75°11'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/483672/4415911 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Philadelphia
Inventory number
BH 45744 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 30, 2013: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • July 29, 2010: Updated by D. Thomsen: Renovated 2005 by the Bedwell Co.

Sources 

  • D. Thomsen - dcthomsen [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Douglas Butler

Comments 

Basin Bridge Rd Bridge
Posted November 15, 2013, by Stan (stanjd [at] aol [dot] com)

Any idea when this bridge was first constructed?