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Ninth Street Bridge

General Information

Other name(s): Rachel Carson Bridge
Beginning of works: 1925
Completion: 1928
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Self-anchored suspension bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Crosses:
  • Allegheny River
Coordinates: 40° 26' 49.00" N    79° 59' 59.00" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 125 m
total length 303.3 m

Materials

cables steel eye-bars
deck steel

Chronology

22 April 2006

The name is officially changed to "Rachel Carson Bridge".

Participants

Architecture
Engineering

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20004771
  • Date created
    31/08/2002
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014