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Burkittsville Road Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Daniel McFarland

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BH Photo #133595

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Catoctin Creek on MD 17 (Burkittsville Road)
Location
Middletown, Frederick County, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1934
Builder
- Roanoke Iron & Bridge Works of Roanoke, Virginia
Design
Riveted, skewed, 7-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.1 ft.
Total length: 146.0 ft.
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.8 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.42810, -77.55601   (decimal degrees)
39°25'41" N, 77°33'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/279996/4367402 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Middletown
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
5,891
Inventory number
BH 39924 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 55.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 5, 2013: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: added builder and photos
  • August 16, 2010: New Street View added by Matthew Lohry
  • February 16, 2009: Added by Daniel McFarland

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Comments 

Burkillsville Road Bridge
Posted August 16, 2010, by Barry Lauver (bllauver [at] toad [dot] net)

I think you mean Burkittsville Road. This is the same Burkittsville of the Blair Witch Project movie fame. The town itself is on the other side of Catoctin Mountain.