1978 photo (Larry Woods)
Elevation drawing looking downstream
View toward South Side;|
Railings which were moved to Station Square
South Twenty-Second Street Bridge
Brady Street Bridge
USGS 7.5" Topo Quad - UTM Coordinates:
Pittsburgh East - Zone 17; 0587 4476
motor vehicles, two lanes
-- Second Av at Brady St, Pittsburgh, on right descending bank of Monongahela River
-- East Carson St, Pittsburgh (Birmingham), on left descending bank of Monongahela River
-- (RDB to LDB) Monongahela River at mile 2.4
TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION / DESIGN:
LENGTH OF MAIN SPAN:
TOTAL LENGTH (including longest elevated ramp):
HEIGHT OF DECK:
YEAR ERECTED / ENGINEER:
1895-96, Albert Louis Schultz
Albert Louis Schultz is also noted as the designer of bridges in Schenley Park, the Mount Washington Freight Incline (Monongahela Incline), Mount Oliver Incline, New Kensington Bridge (Allegheny River) and first Highland Park Bridge (Allegheny River), consulting engineer on the first Glenwood Bridge (Monongahela River). He organized the Schultz Bridge Co which was absorbed by American Bridge. He also managed projects for the West End Traction Co and West Side Belt RR and was deisgner and estimator for the Iron City Bridge Co.
More info is also here. (Historic American Engineering Record)
Replaced 1976, by the Birmingham Bridge.
USACE Monongahela River Nav. Charts; "HAER: Pittsburgh Bridges at the Point"; Pittsburgh Gazette Times, "Story of Pittsburgh and vicinity", 1908
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