Highland Park Bridge – Pittsburgh PA

Description

"The Highland Park Highway Bridge, illustrated at the top of this page, crosses the Allegheny River, replaces a bridge built in 1902, and eliminates four railroad grade crossings. The main spans consist of a steel-deck cantilever structure with north and south anchor-arm spans 162.5 feet each and five main spans 278 feet each. Six deck-plate girder spans over the railway line have a total length of 585.1 feet. The project was completed in August 1939 at a construction cost of $2,314,205 and a project cost of $2,554,180.
(Short and Brown)

Project Details

Federal Cost Local Cost Total Cost Project #'s
2554180

Source notes

C.W. Short and R. Stanley-Brown. "Public Buildings: A Survey of Architecture of Projects Constructed by Federal and Other Governmental Bodies Between the Years 1933 and 1939 with the Assistance of the Public Works Administration." (1939).

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Location Info


Highland Park Bridge
Pittsburgh, PA 15215

Location notes:

Coordinates: 40.489390, -79.912042

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