Market Street Bridge
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Tramway, light or metro rail bridge
Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio, USA
|Coordinates:||40° 21' 29.00" N 80° 36' 32.00" W|
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David B. Steinman, as a young engineer, is called by West Penn to recommend repairs to the span after the top chord broke in two places under the weight of freight streetcars. He redesigns the suspension span to accomodate heavier loads.
The State of West Virigina purchases the bridge. Rehabilitation of the towers and reconstruction of the deck flooring.
Tolls are removed.
The bridge connects downtown Steubenville, Ohio with State Route 2 in West Virginia, and it carries a 5 ton load limit for vehicles.
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