Vine Street Expressway Bridge

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Vine Street Expressway Bridge
Vine Street Expressway Bridge, looking upstream
Vine Street Expressway Bridge, looking upstream, with the Philadelphia Museum of Art in the background
Official name Vine Street Expressway Bridge
Carries I-676 / US 30 (Vine Street Expressway)
Crosses Schuylkill River,* Schuylkill River Trail, CSX Transportation tracks, North 24th Street ramp to East I-676/US 30
Locale Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Owner Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Maintained by PennDOT
ID number 670676000206220
Design girder and floorbeam system
Material steel
Total length 887.2 feet
Width 83 feet
Number of spans 3
Piers in water 2
Constructed by PennDOT
Construction end 1959
Opened 1959, reconstructed 1989
Daily traffic 54,115 daily in 2008
Coordinates 39°57′37″N 75°10′48″W / 39.9602°N 75.1800°W / 39.9602; -75.1800Coordinates: 39°57′37″N 75°10′48″W / 39.9602°N 75.1800°W / 39.9602; -75.1800

The Vine Street Expressway Bridge was built in 1959 and reconstructed 1989 by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. It carries Interstate 676 (Vine Street Expressway) over the Schuylkill River, CSX Transportation tracks, and a North 24th Street ramp, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[1]

Vine Street Expressway, looking west across the bridge.

See also[edit]

List of crossings of the Schuylkill River

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vine Street Expressway bridge". Historic Bridges of the United States. James Baughn. 2010-08-15. Retrieved 2010-08-18. Vine Street Expressway (I-676/US 30) westbound feeds into ramp for the Schuylkill Expressway (I-76) eastbound and JFK Boulevard exit at 30th Street, and into (I-76) westbound. (NBI 670676000206220)