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Columbia Bridge

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Columbia Bridge

Photo taken by :"Davidt8", from Wikipedia

License: Public domain: Released by author

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BH Photo #271905

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Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Schuylkill River, Kelly Drive, and West River/Martin Luther King Jr. Drive on CSX Transportation (former Reading RR,)
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1920; originally four track bridge, now two tracks. Fourth bridge on site.
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Reading Railroad (RDG)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Total length: 971.0 ft.
Deck width: 57.5 ft.
Also called
Reading - Columbia Bridge
CSX - Columbia Bridge
P & R - Columbia Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.98568, -75.20389   (decimal degrees)
39°59'08" N, 75°12'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/482592/4426188 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Philadelphia
Inventory number
BH 58974 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 9, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • May 17, 2016: Updated by Art Suckewer: Added a historic image and reverted name back to its historic name - CSX is listed elsewhere in the disciption and has nothing to do with the bridge name
  • December 14, 2013: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

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