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Roberto Clemente Bridge

(Sixth Street Bridge)

 

—Historic Landmark —

 
Roberto Clemente (6th Street) Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 15, 2011
1. Roberto Clemente (6th Street) Bridge Marker
Inscription.
Roberto Clemente Bridge
Department of Public Works, Allegheny County, Engineers
1928

 
Erected 1928 by Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation.
 
Location. 40° 26.67′ N, 80° 0.176′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of 6th Street and Fort Duquesne Boulevard, on the right when traveling north on 6th Street. Touch for map. On access door on south side of bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15222, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Three Sisters Bridges (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Seventh Street Bridge (about 600 feet away); Heinz Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Pittsburgh Agreement (approx. 0.2 miles away); Allegheny City (approx. 0.2 miles away); Allegheny Cotton Mill Strikes (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Benedum Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); Radio Station KDKA (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Regarding Roberto Clemente Bridge. Roberto Clemente Bridge, formerly the 6th Street Bridge, spans the Allegheny River from downtown Pittsburgh to the North Shore
Roberto Clemente (6th Street) Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 15, 2011
2. Roberto Clemente (6th Street) Bridge
Taken from Downtown Pittsburgh
at PNC Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. Sixth Street Bridge (Roberto Clemente Bridge). Historic Bridges Database (Submitted on October 5, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Beyond Baseball: The Life of Roberto Clemente. (Submitted on March 16, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Roberto Clemente (6th Street) Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 15, 2011
3. Roberto Clemente (6th Street) Bridge
Roberto Clemente image. Click for full size.
By Puerto Rican Institute of Culture
4. Roberto Clemente
The Second Sixth Street Bridge (1859-1892) image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, circa 1890
5. The Second Sixth Street Bridge (1859-1892)
The Bridge was designed by John. A Roebling, his third and last bridge in Pittsburgh. The advent of electric streetcars and increasing traffic led to the building of the third Sixth Street Bridge (1892-1927).
Sixth Street Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, 1910
6. Sixth Street Bridge
Roberto Clemente (6th Street) Bridge Identification plaque image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 15, 2011
7. Roberto Clemente (6th Street) Bridge Identification plaque
AISC Bridge Award plaque image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 15, 2011
8. AISC Bridge Award plaque
Roberto Clemente plaque image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 15, 2011
9. Roberto Clemente plaque
Roberto Clemente statue image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 15, 2011
10. Roberto Clemente statue
Statue at PNC Park on the North Shore, with the Roberto Clemente Bridge and Pittsburgh in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 15, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 940 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 15, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on March 16, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   6. submitted on April 1, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on March 15, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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