Passyunk Avenue Bridge
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|Passyunk Avenue Bridge|
|ID number||NBI Structure Number: 673019007000000|
|Design||Double leaf bascule bridge|
|Total length||2,240.2 feet (682.8 m)|
|Width||74.1 feet (22.6 m)|
The current bridge was completed in 1983. It was constructed on an alignment slightly to the north of its predecessor, a 2-lane double-leaf bascule bridge dating to 1911.
- List of crossings of the Schuylkill River
- University Avenue Bridge, another bascule bridge in Philadelphia
- Steffe, Michael J. (1994-04-26). "UNIVERSITY AVENUE BRIDGE Paul Philippe Cret, architect". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. Retrieved 2010-07-10.
The much more recent Passyunk Avenue Bridge, and the University Avenue Bridge remain the only two extant double leaf bascule type drawbridges on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia.
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