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Bakerstown Road Bridge

Photos 

Bridgemapper.com photo

Photo taken by Todd Wilson in 2008

BH Photo #404588

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost deck truss bridge over B&LE Railroad on Bakerstown Road in Curtisville
Location
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status
Closed to traffic
History
Built 1921; rehabilitated 1991; closed to traffic Oct. 1, 2009
Design
Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 134.8 ft.
Total length: 141.1 ft.
Deck width: 26.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.65379, -79.83843   (decimal degrees)
40°39'14" N, 79°50'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/598200/4500974 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Curtisville
Inventory numbers
PA 02 1028 0130 0705 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 01453 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30215 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2007)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 38.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
4,438

Update Log 

  • February 25, 2017: New photos from Dave King

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Comments 

Bakerstown Road Bridge
Posted May 13, 2016, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Thanks for the information Art.As far as i know i'm pretty sure the materials from this bridge can and hopefully will be recycled instead of just ending up in a dump or landfill.

Bakerstown Road Bridge
Posted May 12, 2016, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

DOOMED!

http://www.penndot.gov/RegionalOffices/district-11/Pages/det...

Route 1028 Culmerville Truss Bridge Replacement Project begins Monday in West Deer Township

05/12/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 12, 2016

Route 1028 Culmerville Truss Bridge Replacement Project begins Monday in West Deer Township

Pittsburgh PennDOT District 11 is announcing work to replace the Culmerville Truss Bridge on Bakerstown Road (Route 1028) in West Deer Township, Allegheny County, will begin Monday, May 16 weather permitting.

This $4.57 million bridge project will replace the existing structure that carries Bakerstown Road over the Canadian National Railway between Saxonburg Boulevard and Little Deer Creek Valley Road. Beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, an around-the-clock closure of the bridge will occur through Friday, August 12. All traffic will be detoured.

Posted detour

From West of the Bridge

Take Saxonburg Boulevard (Route 1013) south to East Union Road (Route 1025)

Turn left onto East Union Road and follow to Starr Road (Route 1026)

Turn left onto Starr Road and follow to Little Deer Creek Valley Road (Route 1015)

Turn left onto Little Deer Creek Valley Road and follow back to Bakerstown Road

End detour

From East of the Bridge

Same detour in opposite direction

The project will also include roadway approach work, drilling, excavation, resurfacing and other miscellaneous construction activities.

Brayman Construction Corporation is the prime contractor. Approximately 4,000 vehicles use the bridge on a daily basis.

Motorists are advised to use caution and slow down when traveling through the area. Visit 511pa.com or call 511 from any phone to check traffic conditions on major roadways before traveling.

MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Cowan, 412-429-5010

Bakerstown Road Bridge
Posted November 23, 2014, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

did this closed deck truss get worked on yet?