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Deep Creek Lake Bridge

Photos 

Aerial View, Showing Glendale Road Bridge Within Its Setting At Glendale Road Crossing Of Deep Creek Lake (Photograph By Ruthvan Morrow)

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #312427

Map 

Description 

Glendale Road Bridge is a two-span, steel Pennsylvania (Petit) truss bridge, with sub-struts, constructed in connection with the development of Deep Creek Lake by the Youghiogheny Hydroelectric Corporation in Garrett County, Maryland. Fabricated in 1924 by the McClintic-Marshall Construction Company under contract to the hydropower company and in cooperation with local government officials, the bridge carries Glendale Road over Deep Creek Lake in Garrett County, Maryland. The Glendale Bridge was determined eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places by the Maryland Historical Trust on November 8, 1991.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Deep Creek Lake on Glendale Road
Location
Garrett County, Maryland
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1924; Replaced 1997
Builders
- Charles B. Hawley & Co. of Washington, D.C. (Engineer)
- McClintic-Marshall Co. of Chicago, Illinois & Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Truss Fabricator)
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 252.0 ft.
Total length: 512.2 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Also called
Glendale Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.50552, -79.31066   (decimal degrees)
39°30'20" N, 79°18'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/645240/4374239 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
McHenry
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
3,350
Inventory number
BH 65288 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2015)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 80.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 4, 2015: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER MD-88 - Glendale Road Bridge, Spanning Deep Creek Lake on Glendale Road, McHenry, Garrett County, MD