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C&O Canal MD 51 Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in August 2016

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BH Photo #361356

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over C&O Canal on MD 51
Location
Allegany County, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932
Design
Riveted polygonal Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 88.9 ft.
Total length: 91.9 ft.
Deck width: 26.9 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.54389, -78.46149   (decimal degrees)
39°32'38" N, 78°27'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/718134/4380213 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Paw Paw
Average daily traffic (as of 2018)
1,642
Inventory number
BH 19521 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 64.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 27, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • August 25, 2016: New photos from Steve Conro

Sources 

  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs