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Coraopolis Bridge

Corapolis Bridge, Corapolis, Pennsylvania.(HAER, PA,2-CORA,1-3)
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General Information

Other name(s): Sixth Street Bridge
Completion: 1927
Status: demolished

Project Type

Structure: Pennsylvania (Petit) truss bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Coraopolis, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Crosses:
  • Ohio River
Replaces: Sixth Street Bridge (1859)

Technical Information

Materials

truss steel

Chronology

1892

Originally constructed across the Allegheny River in Pittsburgh as the third Sixth Street Bridge, replacing a Roebling suspension bridge.

1927

The two main spans are floated downriver to their present location across the Ohio River at Coraopolis.

Participants

Design
Initial construction (1892)
Contractor

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20009579
  • Date created
    29/06/2003
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014