(1861-1940)Polish immigrant and civil engineer, Modjeski was one of the most influential figures in American bridge building. He completed the Quebec Bridge on the St. Lawrence River and over 40 others, earning numerous awards. He was chief engineer and designer for the Benjamin Franklin Bridge here, opened in 1926.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission|
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|Date Added||Monday, May 4th, 2015 at 6:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 487227 N 4422762|
|Decimal Degrees||39.95490000, -75.14953333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 57.294', W 75° 8.972'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 57' 17.64" N, 75° 8' 58.32" W|
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|Area Code(s)||267, 484, 215, 610|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 227 6th St, Philadelphia PA 19106, US|
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