Bridge across Ohio River between Pittsburgh and McKees Rocks, Pa.
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Bridge across Ohio River between Pittsburgh and McKees Rocks, Pa.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English


  • Bridges,
  • McKees Rocks (Pa.),
  • Ohio River

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Other titlesBridge across Ohio River near McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination2 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18303756M

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The McKees Rocks Bridge is a steel trussed through arch bridge which carries the Blue Belt across the Ohio River at Brighton Heights and McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, west of Pittsburgh. At long, it is the longest bridge in Allegheny County. Built in , . McKee's Rocks Bridge is a sixteen-span through arch structure spanning the Ohio River with a total length of 5,'-0". The main channel span, Span No. 13, is '/4" long. There are two '-0" crescent through arch spans on the McKee's Rocks approach over the Pittsburgh . The McKees Rocks Bridge is located over the Ohio River between Ohio River Blvd (Route65),the City of Pittsburgh and over the Bottoms Section and RR tracks connecting to Island Ave.(Route51)McKees Rocks. Said to be the longest bridge in Weatern Pennsylvania. view page - The Ohio River Boulevard and McKees Rocks Bridge Important Links in Allegheny County's Ultimate Highway System Norman F. Brown Director, County Department of Public Works.

The I Neville Island Bridge consists of a 3,foot steel arch over the Ohio River’s main channel and a shorter box-beam bridge on the back channel. Built between and , the spans and.   River Rescue was called to the area near the McKees Rocks Bridge on the Bellevue side around 9 a.m. for a report of a body in the water. The victim has been identified as year-old Jerome Samuel.   Ohio River Boulevard links the North Shore Expressway with I and the northwestern suburbs. Highlights: Ohio River Vistas, JCT I, Neville Island Bridge Flyover. Henderson Bridge (Ohio River) CSX Transportation: Union Township and Henderson: McAlpine Locks and Dam (Only to Shippingport Island, not all the way across river) New Albany and Louisville (Falls of the Ohio) McKees Rocks and Pittsburgh:

The McKees Rocks Bridge is a complex string of structures stretching nearly miles across the wide, flat valley of the Ohio River. The focal point of the group is the foot two-hinged trussed arch river span. But the river span makes up only 1/10 of the length of this group which is practically a pattern book of bridge .   McKees Rocks Bridge #2 Ohio River - General View of Piers 1 and 2 ; Creator ; Allegheny County Photography Department ; Date ; July 7, ; Identifier ; hpichswp ; Description ; An image of workers constructing support piers for the McKees Rocks Bridge. Type ; still image ; Subject ; Bridges--Design and construction.   The single-track bridge across Brunot's Island was replaced in with a double-tracked line. The construction was carried out by American Bridge while traffic continued to flow -- both over the railroad and on the main channel of the Ohio River. The PRR books by Kobus and Consoli give many photos and details of the reconstruction. In the people authorized the construction of a bridge at McKees Rocks. This structure is now completed and will fill and long felt want. Original document: "The Ohio River Boulevard and McKees Rocks Bridge" from souvenir book published by Allegheny County Public Works Department,