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Phila Twin Bridges03

Roosevelt Boulevard northbound in the foreground, with the Roosevelt Boulevard southbound bridge just beyond it upstream, and the historic 1856 Philadelphia & Reading Railroad, Schuylkill River Viaduct, on the left under the twin bridges

Photo taken by D. Thomsen

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Description 

Roosevelt Expressway Southbound, US 1, connecting to the Schuylkill Expressway (I-76)

Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over Schuylkill River on U.S. 1 South
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
History
Built 1960, reconstructed 1985, reconstructed 2010
Design
Girder
Dimensions
Total length: 1,990.2 ft.
Deck width: 41.0 ft.
Also called
Roosevelt Expressway Southbound, US 1
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.00659, -75.19293   (decimal degrees)
40°00'24" N, 75°11'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/483533/4428506 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Germantown
Inventory number
BH 45788 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

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

Sources 

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