Bowest Bridge - Great Allegheny Passage - Connellsville, Pennsylvania
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member outdoorboy34
N 39° 59.653 W 079° 35.773
17S E 619839 N 4428059
Quick Description: This is one of two railroad bridges located within three-tenths of a mile in Dunbar Township (1-1/2 Miles from) Connellsville, in Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 3/15/2012 5:26:57 PM
Waymark Code: WME03W
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 2

Long Description:

Bowest Bridge - Great Allegheny Passage - near Connellsville, Pennsylvania

This plate-girder and through-truss bridge,is one of two railroad bridges in Dunbar Township built by the Western Maryland Railroad, this one being called 252.6 (Miles from Baltimore, MD) between 1910-12 as part of the Connellsville Extension. This bridge is 731.5 feet long and goes over the Pennsylvania Southwest Secondary Railroad.

This bridge and the Greenwood Bridge, three-tenths further northwest, was rehabilitated when this trail was constructed in 1994 by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for $827,000.00.

Bridge Type: Truss

Bridge Usage: Pedestrian

Moving Bridge: This bridge is static (has no moving pieces)

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outdoorboy34 visited Bowest Bridge - Great Allegheny Passage - Connellsville, Pennsylvania 10/21/2011 outdoorboy34 visited it