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OFFICIAL NAME:
Davis Avenue Bridge

OTHER DESIGNATION:
Davis Av over Woods Run
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LOCATION:
Pittsburgh

USGS 7.5" Topo Quad - UTM Coordinates:
Pittsburgh West - Zone 17; 0582 4481
CARRIES:
Davis Av

BETWEEN:
-- Riverview Park
--Laird St

CROSSES:
-- Woods Run; Woods Run Av


TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION / DESIGN:
steel deck cantilever arch



LENGTH OF MAIN SPAN:
156 ft

TOTAL LENGTH (including longest elevated ramp):
396 ft

HEIGHT OF DECK:
70 ft clearance, below bottom chord at mid-span


YEAR ERECTED / ENGINEER:
1898, City of Allegheny Department of Public Works
Fabricator: Fort Pitt Bridge Works (Pittsburgh)
Superstructure: Gustave Kaufman
Substructure: C. M. Driver

Current owner: City of Pittsburgh


ADDITIONAL INFO:
Closed to traffic

view page - Davis Avenue Bridge -- Historic American Engineering Record document

FIELD CHECKED:


INFO SOURCES:
field check; Historic American Engineering Record (HAER)


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Last modified: 29-Jan-2004

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