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Point Marion Bridge

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Albert Gallatin Memorial Bridge (1930) - West End

Brian M. Powell

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #277485

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost cantilevered through truss bridge over the Monongahela River on PA 88
Location
Greene County, Pennsylvania, and Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1930 by the Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Co.; rehabilitated 1976; replaced 2009
Builders
- General Contracting Corporation (Contractor)
- Harrington & Cortelyou of Kansas City (Consulting engineers)
- Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Co. of Des Moines, Iowa & Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Design
Cantilevered Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 463.9 ft.
Total length: 810.1 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 22, 1988
Also called
Albert Gallatin Memorial Bridge (official name)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.73923, -79.90354   (decimal degrees)
39°44'21" N, 79°54'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/593949/4399389 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Morgantown North
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
100
Inventory numbers
NRHP 88000841 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
PA 30 0088 0006 0000 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 42915 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2010)
Sufficiency rating: 94.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2014: Photos imported by Dave King
  • August 4, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added builder

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Comments 

Point Marion Bridge
Posted December 1, 2009, by Terry Divelbliss (vette442 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I took these photos on October 24, 2009 which was three weeks before the bridge was imploded on November 16, 2009.

Terry