West River Drive Bridge
|West River Drive Bridge|
The lower bridge is the West River Drive Bridge, seen from the Art Museum Drive.
|Carries||West River Drive|
|Crosses||Schuylkill River, Schuylkill River Trail|
|Official name||West River Drive Bridge|
|Other name(s)||Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive Bridge|
|Owner||Pennsylvania Department of Transportation|
|Total length||701.1 feet|
|Number of spans||3|
|Piers in water||2|
|BH 45725 (Bridgehunter.com ID)|
The West River Drive Bridge is a steel girder bridge built in 1966 over the Schuylkill River on West River Drive (since renamed Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation owns and maintains the bridge. The western end of this bridge is upstream from the western end of the Spring Garden Street Bridge, but the eastern end of this bridge is downstream from the eastern end of the Spring Garden Street Bridge.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Bridges over the Schuylkill River.|
- "West River Drive Bridge". Historic Bridges of the United States. James Baughn. 2010-07-26. Retrieved 2010-08-23.