Neville Island Bridge
|Neville Island Bridge|
|Carries||6 lanes of I-79|
|Crosses||Ohio River and Neville Island, Pennsylvania|
|Locale||Between Glenfield, Pennsylvania, Neville Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania and Robinson Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.|
|Official name||Pittsburgh Naval & Shipbuilders Memorial Bridge 1941–1945|
|Design||Steel bowstring arch bridge|
|Longest span||725 feet|
|Clearance below||68 feet|
Opening in 1976, after five years of construction, the Neville Island Bridge was the last link to finish on the 180 mile long I-79. It is also the second longest single spanning bridge in Allegheny County. The engineers who built it were the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDot), making it with a 125' arch.
During 2010 PennDot completed a $20.8 million improvement of I-76, Neville Island Bridge as well as other intersections.
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