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Established June 2, 1997
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March 16, 1998

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Photos of the PA Tpk Bridge Construction
over Phoenixville Pike at Rt. 29

Page 1, 2, 3 4      2 Photos this page
These photos were taken Saturday, March 9, 2002 while Phoenixville Pike was closed under the Turnpike Bridge.

Driving the rivets...Driving rivets through the flange on this side, the corresponding hole in the girder, and the flange on the other side . A man on the other side is doing the same thing on another hole.

Final sceneTidying up. The two telescoping lifts support men installing cross braces (some visible on the ground) between adjacent girders. The men are also visible working on the riveting at the butt joint.

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