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Phila Twin Bridges01

Roosevelt Boulevard southbound bridge in the foreground, with the Roosevelt Boulevard northbound bridge just beyond it downstream, and two historic railroad bridges in the background, looking downstream from the Kelly Drive

Photo taken by D. Thomsen

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BH Photo #171654

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Description 

Roosevelt Expressway Northbound, US 1, connected from the Schuylkill Expressway (I-76)

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Schuylkill River, Philadelphia & Reading Railroad, Schuylkill River Viaduct, Kelly Drive, Martin Luther King Drive on US 1 North
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
History
Built 1960, reconstructed 1985, reconstructed 2010
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 1,920.9 ft.
Deck width: 41.0 ft.
Also called
Twin Bridges, for both
Roosevelt Expressway Northbound, US 1
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.00699, -75.19306   (decimal degrees)
40°00'25" N, 75°11'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/483522/4428550 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Germantown
Inventory number
BH 45786 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 10, 2010: Updated by D. Thomsen: Added categories
  • August 5, 2010: Updated by D. Thomsen: Added US 1 to description, elsewhere
  • August 3, 2010: Updated by D. Thomsen: Added details
  • August 2, 2010: Updated by D. Thomsen: Add details

Sources 

  • D. Thomsen - dcthomsen [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com