Rating:
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Langdon Bridge

Photos 

General View Of Bridge, Looking East

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #169555

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Yellow Creek on TR 655
Location
Bedford County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1889 by the King Bridge Co.
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 102.0 ft.
Total length: 104.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Yellow Creek Bridge
County Bridge #4
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.13804, -78.27128   (decimal degrees)
40°08'17" N, 78°16'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/732467/4446648 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hopewell
Average daily traffic (as of 2018)
20
Inventory numbers
PA 05 7209 0655 3004 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 04498 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30384 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 39.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 7, 2020: New photos from Patrick Gurwell
  • December 21, 2012: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • January 19, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: Fixed Builder.
  • May 24, 2011: New photos from David Backlin

Sources 

Comments 

Langdon Bridge
Posted April 15, 2022, by Warren W Jenkins (wwjenkins77 [at] verizon [dot] net)

A view looking south-southwest.

The Yellow Creek-Langdon bridge is just to the right of the large bridge.

Langdon Bridge/Hopewell bridges
Posted April 15, 2022, by Warren W Jenkins (wwjenkins77 [at] verizon [dot] net)

I would like to submit the attached for inclusion as it shows a bridge in Hopewell not listed.

The article explain the history of this little town's bridges very well, and also the misfortunes by fire and flood.

Yellow Creek Bridge
Posted January 19, 2012, by JIM STEWART (JAMES [dot] STEWART [at] TYLIN [dot] COM)

PHOTO 8 SAYS KING IRON BRIDGE CO., CLEVELAND, NOT KEYSTONE.