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Old Elk Neck Road Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Wooden bridge over Piney Creek on Old Elk Neck Road
Location
Cecil County, Maryland
Status
Closed to all traffic
Future prospects
on the county highway department's list of bridges to be replaced in the next few years
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 22.0 ft.
Total length: 23.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.52000, -75.94167   (decimal degrees)
39°31'12" N, 75°56'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/419058/4374907 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
North East
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
1,540
Inventory number
BH 19638 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 94.8 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Beam (13,781)
Built 1930 (1,631)
Built during 1930s (10,988)
Cecil County, Maryland (28)
Closed (2,542)
Doomed (1,063)
Maryland (688)
Owned by county (19,555)
Skewed (4,792)
Span length under 25 feet (6,300)
Structurally deficient (17,270)
Timber stringer (3,568)
Total length under 25 feet (2,215)

Update Log 

  • July 19, 2015: Updated by Elliott Johnson: bridge is doomed

Sources 

  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com