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Poffenberger Road Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Daniel McFarland

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BH Photo #135769

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Whipple through truss bridge over Catoctin Creek on Poffenberger Road
Location
Frederick County, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1878 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 2006
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Whipple through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 123.0 ft.
Total length: 126.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 29, 1978
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.38161, -77.57131   (decimal degrees)
39°22'54" N, 77°34'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/278532/4362279 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Middletown
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
269
Inventory numbers
NRHP 78001459 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 19679 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 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: 44.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • April 8, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Design and Category
  • March 22, 2009: New photos from Daniel McFarland

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