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Bingaman Street Bridge

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Bingaman Circa 1923

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Overview
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Schuylkill River on PA 2005 in Reading
Location
Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1920; rehabilitated ca. 1970
Builder
- Whittaker & Diehl of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 113.9 ft.
Total length: 1,476.1 ft.
Deck width: 44.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.32500, -75.93333   (decimal degrees)
40°19'30" N, 75°55'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/420709/4464247 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Reading
Inventory numbers
PA 06 2005 0010 0000 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 30388 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2008)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 49.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
8,835

Update Log 

  • December 27, 2016: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • August 2, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein

Comments 

Bingamen Street Bridge
Posted March 19, 2015, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

as of an article printed in the reading eagle 3-19-15 work has been completed on this bridge which consisted of steel bracing.

Bingamen Street Bridge
Posted December 1, 2014, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

according to the reading eagle dated 11-30-14 materials have been ordered to reinforce the spans concrete beams with steel bracing.work is expected to be finished by christmas.penndot is planning and budgeting a large rehabilitation on this bridge.any more information on this bridge i do receive will be put on this site.

Bingamen Street Bridge
Posted September 25, 2014, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

this bridge is currently under repair from deterioration.open but with lane restrictions.