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Casselman River US 40 Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Janis Ford

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BH Photo #131877

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Street View 

Description 

The bridge was rehabilitated in the autumn of 2008 through early spring 2009 and was re-opened before summer of 2009.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Casselman River on US 40 ALT
Location
Garrett County, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932; rehabilitated 2008
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 132.9 ft.
Total length: 137.1 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.8 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.69605, -79.14254   (decimal degrees)
39°41'46" N, 79°08'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/659258/4395671 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grantsville
Inventory number
BH 19692 (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: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 91.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
3,841

Categories 

Bridgemapper.com (1,327)
Built 1932 (895)
Built during 1930s (10,691)
Garrett County, Maryland (34)
Have street view (22,572)
Maryland (661)
NR-eligible (3,979)
Open (36,892)
Owned by state (13,897)
Pratt through truss (4,624)
Pratt truss (8,069)
Skewed (4,717)
Span length 125-175 feet (3,834)
Through truss (12,948)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,308)
Truss (29,548)
US 40 (125)

Update Log 

  • March 1, 2014: Updated by Jim Allen: Refined coordinates
  • November 6, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • January 3, 2013: Photo imported by Jim Grey
  • January 3, 2013: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Updated description
  • July 27, 2010: New photo from Daniel Hopkins

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Comments 

Casselman River Bridge
Posted April 30, 2009, by Jim Grey (mobilene [at] gmail [dot] com)

I drove over this bridge on 4/8/09, so the rehab must be complete!

Casselman River Bridge
Posted September 2, 2008, by Janis Ford (jford3 [at] columbus [dot] rr [dot] com)

8/31/08 US-40 is closed in order to rehab the bridge. This photo taken from the magnificent stone arch on the Cumberland Rd. That's I-68 in the background. 3 generations of bridges cross the river here.

Webmaster's note: The photo that was here has been incorporated into the main site.