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Starners Dam Bridge

Photo 

Builder Photo submitted by John G.

Per Forum

BH Photo #379073

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Alloway Creek on Baptist Road
Location
(none), Carroll County, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1918; rehabilitated 1987
Builder
- M.D. Porman of York, Pennsylvania
Design
Stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 203.1 ft.
Deck width: 17.4 ft.
Also called
Alloway Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.69774, -77.21565   (decimal degrees)
39°41'52" N, 77°12'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/310032/4396557 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Taneytown
Inventory number
BH 60654 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
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: 79.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
34

Update Log 

  • February 18, 2017: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: corrected Data
  • April 12, 2014: Added by Jodi Christman

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Comments 

Starners Dam Bridge
Posted February 18, 2017, by Dana and Kay Klein

John added Builder plaque photo to body of bridge description and bridge up the road per your description. If you travel that way take more pictures and thanks for sharing!

Starners Dam Bridge
Posted February 18, 2017, by JohnG (jfgorham [at] att [dot] net)

Correction 1918 construction.

Starners Dam Bridge
Posted February 18, 2017, by JohnG (jfgorham [at] att [dot] net)

The 1911 Starners Dam Bridge crosses the Monocacy River on Shoemaker Rd. You have the location correct. The two branches of Alloway creek are crossed by modern spans on Baptist Rd, about 100 yds. northeast of this bridge.