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Bridge Documented: July 17, 2011
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Key Facts
Bridge Name Facility Carried / Feature Intersected Location Structure Type Construction Date and Builder/Engineer
Pennsylvania Turnpike Beaver River Bridge
I-76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) Over Beaver River, PA-1001, and Railroad Rural: Beaver County, Pennsylvania Metal Cantilever Rivet-Connected Warren Deck Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed 1952 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown
Technical Facts
Rehabilitation Date Main Span Length Structure Length Roadway Width Main Spans Approach Spans NBI Number
1988 410 Feet (125 Meters) 1546 Feet (471.2 Meters) 56 Feet (17.1 Meters) 5 2 04707699001321

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Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth and Rick McOmber

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This bridge is a traditionally composed example of a mid-20th Century cantilever deck truss. Thanks to demolition, bridges like this are rapidly becoming rare. This bridge is extremely hard to photograph since despite its immense size, it is surrounded by numerous trees and the area around the bridge is very overgrown.

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