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Bottom Road Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Rachel Lipton in January 2013

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BH Photo #247168

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Little Gunpowder Falls on Bottom Road
Location
Fallston, Baltimore County, Maryland, and Harford County, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1886; rehabilitated 2001
Builders
- William A. Wilson (Substructure)
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio (Superstructure)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 97.1 ft.
Total length: 100.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 10.9 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.50500, -76.43000   (decimal degrees)
39°30'18" N, 76°25'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/377056/4373795 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jarrettsville
Inventory number
BH 19548 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 48.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
200

Update Log 

  • March 11, 2016: New photo from nathan myers
  • April 16, 2015: Updated by Nathan Holth: Add Super and Sub Builders
  • April 16, 2015: New photos from David McCardell
  • January 21, 2013: New photos from Rachel Lipton

Sources 

  • Rachel Lipton
  • David McCardell - mccardelldavid [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • Nathan Myers - nathanmyers94 [at] yahoo [dot] com