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Frye Bridge

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Description 

Last shown in 2004 NBI where it is listed as closed.

Facts 

Overview
Lost deck truss bridge over Mckinley Run on New York Avenue in Rochester
Location
Rochester, Beaver County, Pennsylvania
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1911; closed 1982, removed after 2004
Design
Double-intersection Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 203.1 ft.
Deck width: 21.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.70915, -80.28475   (decimal degrees)
40°42'33" N, 80°17'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/560417/4506717 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Beaver
Inventory numbers
PA 04 7426 0000 4053 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 30356 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/1991)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 20.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1978)
250

Update Log 

  • November 30, 2017: Updated by Clark Vance: Added 2004 NBI info.
  • November 29, 2017: Updated by Matt Lohry: Updated per forum post: this bridge no longer exists.

Sources 

  • Matt Lohry
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com

Comments 

Frye Bridge
Posted November 29, 2017, by Scott Barton (DocAtlas [at] yahoo [dot] com)

One minor correction needs to be made; this bridge hasn't existed for decades. It was probably torn down shortly after its closing. I'm glad I found this site; after living in Rochest for nearly 60 years, I finally know the name of the bridge I used to frequently cross when I was a child.