Rating:
6 votes

Fourpoints Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Daniel McFarland in January 2009

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BH Photo #132650

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Tom's Creek on Keysville Road
Location
Frederick County, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1876 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1997
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Wrought iron, pin-connected, 8-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 103.0 ft.
Total length: 103.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.6 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 29, 1978
Also called
Four Points Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.67144, -77.30083   (decimal degrees)
39°40'17" N, 77°18'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/302653/4393822 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Emmitsburg
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
375
Inventory numbers
NRHP 78001457 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 19666 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 48.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 16, 2012: New photos from Rachel Lipton
  • May 14, 2011: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • January 27, 2009: New photos from Daniel McFarland

Sources 

Comments 

Fourpoints Bridge
Posted May 14, 2011, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Neat pics of this beauty Jodi!

Frederick County has a wonderful collection of historic bridges and is doing a great job of restoring them.