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Coraopolis Bridge

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

General Information

Structural Type: Pennsylvania (Petit) truss bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Other name(s): Sixth Street Bridge
Completed in: 1927
Status: demolished

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Coraopolis, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA, North America
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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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0009579
Created: 29/06/2003
Last Updated: 29/07/2014