Delaware River Viaduct
|Function / usage:||
Railroad (railway) bridge
Reinforced concrete bridge
Portland, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
Columbia, Warren County, New Jersey, USA
|Coordinates:||40° 56' 15.36" N 75° 6' 20.52" W|
|total length||442.6 m|
|span lengths||2 x 36.6 m - 5 x 45.7 m - 2 x 10.1 m|
|arch thickness||1.8 m|
Multiple-span reinforced concrete bridge including open- and closed-spandrel arches on a skewed and curved alignment, without expansion joints despite its extreme length.
Tracks have been removed but the bridge is currently being considered for New Jersey Transit commuter rail service into northeastern Pennsylvania.
Relevant Web Sites
- The Delaware River Concrete Bridge. Slateford-Hopatcong Cut-off; Delaware, Lackawanna & Western R. R.. In: Engineering News, v. 62, n. 27 ( 1910), pp. 713-717.
- The Delaware River Viaduct. In: Purdue Engineering Review, n. 6, pp. 9-18. :
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