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Starrucca Viaduct

General Information

Beginning of works: 1847
Completion: 9 December 1848
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Semi-circular arch bridge
Function / usage: Railroad (railway) bridge
Material: Masonry bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Starrucca Creek
Coordinates: 41° 57' 49.85" N    75° 35' 0.19" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

height 33.5 m
total length 317.2 m
span lengths 17 × 15.25 m
number of tracks 2

Cost

cost of construction ca. United States dollar 300 000

Materials

piers masonry
arches masonry

Chronology

9 December 1848

First locomotive crosses the bridge

Notes

Originally, the bridge had two broad gauge tracks which were replaced with standard gauge in 1886. Currently only one track is in service on the bridge.

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Engineering

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20001298
  • Date created
    10/02/2001
  • Last Update
    24/09/2018