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SEPTA - Spring Garden Street Bridge (abandoned)

Photo 

SEPTA - Spring Garden Street Bridge (abandoned)

looking northwest

Photo from Streets Dept

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

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BH Photo #458162

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Description 

Part of abandoned Reading Terminal Viaduct; planned to be urban park/trail

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Spring Garden Street on SEPTA
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Railroads
- Reading Railroad (RDG)
- Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.96153, -75.15358   (decimal degrees)
39°57'41" N, 75°09'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/486882/4423498 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86955 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 13, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

SEPTA - Spring Garden Street Bridge (abandoned)
Posted October 14, 2019, by George A Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I remember driving on Spring Garden under this overpass.Does anybody have any information on a possible rail-trail on this abandoned rai line?