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Gastown Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Brian McKee in April 2009

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BH Photo #137066

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Plum Creek on TR 690
Location
Armstrong County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1908 by the Penn Bridge Co.
Builder
- Penn Bridge Co. of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 102.0 ft.
Total length: 102.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.71167, -79.30500   (decimal degrees)
40°42'42" N, 79°18'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/643174/4508131 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elderton
Average daily traffic (as of 2000)
20
Inventory numbers
PA 03 7219 0690 0009 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 46856 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30339 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 88.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 4, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished and replaced.
  • April 13, 2009: New photos from Brian McKee

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