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Hyde Park Foot Bridge

Photos 

North side

Photo taken by Brian Manville in May 5, 2017

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BH Photo #389109

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Three span suspension footbridge built on the piers of a 1886 railroad bridge. The bridge spans the Kiskiminetas River between Leechburg in Armstrong County and Hyde Park in Westmoreland County.

Facts 

Overview
Wire suspension bridge over Kiskiminetas River on pedestrian path
Location
Leechburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, and Armstrong County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to bicyclists & pedestrians only
History
Built 1921
Design
Wire/cable suspension
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.62781, -79.59691   (decimal degrees)
40°37'40" N, 79°35'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/618664/4498387 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 62674 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 6, 2017: Updated by Brian Manville: Sign on bridge dates the bridge at 1921 rather than 1955.
  • May 5, 2017: New photos from Brian Manville
  • August 26, 2014: New Street View added by Patrick S. O'Donnell

Sources 

  • Todd Wilson
  • Patrick S. O'Donnell - 1 [dot] 991km [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Brian Manville