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Pondtown Mill Bridge



Photo taken by Steven S. Racer

BH Photo #108507



FROM THE 1996-2001 PENNSYLVANIA HISTORIC BRIDGE SURVEY: The 3-span stone arch bridge built in ca. 1880 was listed in the National Register in 1988. The north wingwalls and parapets were repointed and concrete caps added in 1997 by PADOT maintenance crews. The bridge has several older (pre-1986) alterations including parapet sections coated with cement, shotcrete applied to the arch intrados, the addition of concrete toe walls around the piers and abutments for scour protection, and several generations of repointing, much of it obscuring the stone work.


Three-span stone arch bridge over Bermudian Creek on PA 1005 (Lattimore Valley Road) in Lake Meade
Adams County, Pennsylvania
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1880
Stone arch
Length of largest span: 22.0 ft.
Total length: 70.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 22, 1988
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.00155, -77.05860   (decimal degrees)
40°00'06" N, 77°03'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/324275/4429958 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
Inventory numbers
PA 01 1005 0170 0000 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
NRHP 88000816 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
PANBI 00173 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30203 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 50.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com


19th Century (7,560)
Adams County, Pennsylvania (40)
Arch (12,098)
Built during 1880s (1,992)
Deck arch (11,337)
NR-listed (2,960)
One-lane traffic (7,606)
Open (39,880)
Owned by state (15,983)
Pennsylvania (5,317)
Span length under 25 feet (6,893)
Stone arch (3,051)
Structurally deficient (14,208)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,299)

Update Log 

  • March 1, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • May 16, 2013: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • April 19, 2013: Updated by Jodi Christman: Corrected GPS coords
  • December 26, 2011: Updated by Jodi Christman: Added description note
  • December 22, 2006: Posted photo from Steven S. Racer


  • Steven S. Racer
  • Greg Hall - cyclebay [at] aol [dot] com
  • Jodi Christman - masterofchaos [at] outlook [dot] com