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OFFICIAL NAME:


OTHER DESIGNATION:
Liberty Center Pedestrian Bridge
Convention Center Pedestrian Bridge

LOCATION:
Pittsburgh

USGS 7.5" Topo Quad - UTM Coordinates:
Pittsburgh East - Zone 17; 0585 4477
CARRIES:
pedestrians

BETWEEN:
-- Liberty Center; Doubletree Hotel
-- David L. Lawrence Convention Center

CROSSES:
Penn Av between 10th St and 11th St
TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION / DESIGN:


LENGTH OF MAIN SPAN:


TOTAL LENGTH (including longest elevated ramp):


HEIGHT OF DECK:


YEAR ERECTED / ENGINEER:
1986


ADDITIONAL INFO:
The 1981 David L. Lawrence Convention Center was demolished in June 2001 as part of the construction of a new facility scheduled to open May 2003. Liberty Center was completed in 1986 (Burt Hill Kosar Rittleman, architects).

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Last modified: 29-Aug-2001

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