Rating:
5 votes

Elmhirst Parkway Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Daniel McFarland

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BH Photo #135652

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Steel arch bridge over Rock Creek Tributary on Elmhirst Parkway in Bethesda
Location
Montgomery County, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1940
Design
Steel arch
Dimensions
Span length: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 20.0 ft.
Deck width: 39.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.00917, -77.09459   (decimal degrees)
39°00'33" N, 77°05'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/318640/4319881 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kensington
Inventory number
BH 19730 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2015)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 68.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
646

Categories 

Arch (11,271)
Built 1940 (924)
Built during 1940s (3,612)
Deck arch (10,508)
Maryland (661)
Montgomery County, Maryland (37)
Open (36,892)
Skewed (4,717)
Span length under 25 feet (5,847)
Steel arch (343)
Structurally deficient (18,551)
Total length under 25 feet (2,028)

Update Log 

  • November 30, 2011: Updated by Frank Hicks: Added GPS coordinates
  • March 17, 2009: New photos from Daniel McFarland

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