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Gay Street Bridge

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Photo Credit: Dennis "road_less_trvled", CC BY-NC 2.0, Taken December 2007

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Overview
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over French Creek, Railroad, Local Street on Gay Street
Location
Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1924, Demolished and Replaced in 2008.
Design
Large multi-span concrete open spandrel deck arch, with concrete t-beam approach spans.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 133.9 ft.
Total length: 750.0 ft.
Deck width: 26.9 ft.
Also called
High Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.13530, -75.51858   (decimal degrees)
40°08'07" N, 75°31'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/455821/4442903 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Phoenixville
Inventory numbers
PA 15 0113 0300 0107 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 47845 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 26, 2011: Added by Nathan Holth

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