Rating:
4 votes

River Park Road Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Jodi Christman

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BH Photo #183107

Map 

Street View 

Description 

The builder Wendell Bollman invented the "Bollman truss" however this bridge does NOT use the Bollman truss. The pedestrian bridge was added later.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over C&O Canal on River Park Road
Location
Washington County, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1879; rehabilitated 1985
Builder
- Wendel Bollman of Baltimore, Maryland
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 66.9 ft.
Total length: 105.0 ft.
Deck width: 9.5 ft.
Also called
Bollman Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.59889, -77.82639   (decimal degrees)
39°35'56" N, 77°49'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/257315/4387056 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Williamsport
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
200
Inventory numer
BH 19799 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 48.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 19, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • November 6, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • October 24, 2010: Updated by Jodi Christman: Added more details about bridge.
  • October 23, 2010: New photos from Jodi Christman

Sources 

  • Jodi Christman - masterofchaos [at] outlook [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com