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Girard Ave. Bridge (Replacement)

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Girard Avenue Bridge

From the park area below the bridge on Kelly Drive

Photo taken by Wally in January 2011

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BH Photo #194434

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Route 13
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Original builders Clarke, Reeves & Company, Engineers; third bridge now stands. Was once the widest bridge in the world when it opened in 1874.
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 1,000.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.97562, -75.19310   (decimal degrees)
39°58'32" N, 75°11'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/483511/4425069 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Philadelphia
Inventory number
BH 48293 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 10, 2017: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: Sequenced Bridge
  • February 28, 2011: Added by Rose

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