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OFFICIAL NAME:
Sewickley Bridge

OTHER DESIGNATION:

ambr568-14

LOCATION:
Moon Twp - Sewickley

USGS 7.5" Topo Quad - UTM Coordinates:
Ambridge - Zone 17; 0568 4487
CARRIES:
SR4025; Orange Belt

BETWEEN:
-- Ohio River Blvd [PA65] at Broad St (Sewickley)
-- Justice Michael A. Musmanno Memorial Boulevard [PA51]

CROSSES:
-- Chadwick Av; NS RR [Conrail]
-- Ohio River at Mile 11.8
-- CSX RR [PLE RR]


TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION / DESIGN:
steel cantilever Warren through truss

LENGTH OF MAIN SPAN:
724.0 ft

TOTAL LENGTH (including longest elevated ramp):


HEIGHT OF DECK:
73.4 ft for center 500 ft of channel span
Dashields Dam normal pool level 692.0 ft

YEAR ERECTED / ENGINEER:
1981; Richardson, Gordon and Associates, Inc.
PennDOT, current owner
ADDITIONAL INFO:
view page - More info on the 1911 Sewickley Bridge over the Ohio River

view page - Fieldnotes on the 1981 Sewickley Bridge over the Ohio River

view page - Pittsburgh Press article on the 1911 Sewickley Bridge over the Ohio River

view page - Coraopolis Record and the Sewickley Herald article on the 1981 Sewickley Bridge over the Ohio River

view page - Coraopolis Record and the Sewickley Herald article on the designer of the 1981 Sewickley Bridge over the Ohio River

FIELD CHECKED:


INFO SOURCES:
USACE Ohio River Nav. Charts


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Page created: 30-Nov-2000
Last modified: 30-Nov-2000

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