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Smithfield Street Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1881
Completion: 1883
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Lenticular bridge
Function / usage: original use:
Road bridge
Tramway, light or metro rail bridge
current use:
Road bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Monongahela River
Replaces: Smithfield Street Bridge (1846)
Coordinates: 40° 26' 6.00" N    80° 0' 7.00" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 306.9 m
main spans 2 × 109.7 m

Materials

truss steel

Chronology

1891

A third truss is added widening the bridge to roughly twice the original width.

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Participants

Initial construction (1881-1883)
Engineering
Construction
Deck replacement (1933)
Engineering
Contractor
Aluminum construction

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Relevant Publications

  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20001303
  • Date created
    11/02/2001
  • Last Update
    27/01/2018
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