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Yorklyn Road Bridge

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Yorklyn Rd. Bridge Plaque

Plaque on north side of bridge.

Photo taken by Frank Danberg in August 2008

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BH Photo #121242

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Overview
Warren pony truss bridge over Red Clay Creek on Yorklyn Road in Hockessin
Location
Yorklyn, New Castle County, Delaware
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1990
Builders
- Belmont Iron Works of Chester, Pennsylvania
- New Castle County Engineer's Office
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.1 ft.
Total length: 78.1 ft.
Deck width: 30.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.80778, -75.67583   (decimal degrees)
39°48'28" N, 75°40'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/442149/4406641 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kennett Square
Inventory number
BH 12305 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 46.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
6,758

Update Log 

  • June 7, 2016: New photos from Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • August 8, 2015: Updated by Andy Peters: adds builders; updates deck width to 30'
  • March 19, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.
  • August 14, 2008: New photos from Frank Danberg

Sources 

  • Frank Danberg
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Andy Peters - anpete1971 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV