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Passyunk Avenue Bridge

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Passyunk Avenue Bridge, looking southwest, with SUNOCO oil refinery on the left.

Photo taken by D. Thomsen

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Overview
Bridge over Schuylkill River; Schuylkill Avenue; ramp to S. 61st St
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1983
Design
double leaf bascule bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 222.1 ft.
Total length: 2,240.3 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Deck width: 74.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.91833, -75.20639   (decimal degrees)
39°55'06" N, 75°12'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/482361/4418713 (zone/easting/northing)
USGS topographic map
Philadelphia
Inventory numbers
PA 67 3019 0070 0000 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 45842 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2008)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 66.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
17,170

Update Log 

  • October 5, 2013: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • November 9, 2010: New photo from D. Thomsen
  • August 9, 2010: Added by D. Thomsen

Sources 

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

Comments 

Passyunk Avenue Bridge
Posted July 24, 2013, by Douglas Butler (drawbridges [at] lycos [dot] com)

The last picure is an old bascule bridge before it was replaced.

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