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Wyomissing Bridge

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Wyomissing Bridge on N. Park Road

West side of Wyomissing Bridge-- some people call it the North Park Rd Bridge. Also have a pedestrian arch (not shown) that allows passage under Park Rd to an outlet shopping center on the other side of the road. No Graffitti-- at least not yet!

Photo taken by Frank Danberg in February 2009

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BH Photo #134239

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over the NS Railroad on PA 3019 in Wyomissing
Location
Berks County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1925; rehabilitated 2004
Design
Closed-spandrel arch. Bridge has high vertical curve.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 86.0 ft.
Total length: 180.1 ft.
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.33861, -75.95690   (decimal degrees)
40°20'19" N, 75°57'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/418723/4465780 (zone/easting/northing)
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Inventory numbers
PA 06 3019 0010 1111 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 05159 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30432 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2008)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 70.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
14,512

Categories 

Arch (11,197)
Berks County, Pennsylvania (145)
Built 1925 (1,136)
Built during 1920s (8,775)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,607)
Deck arch (10,436)
Have street view (22,091)
NR-eligible (3,971)
Open (36,590)
Owned by railroad (9,826)
Pennsylvania (4,202)
Preserved (1,057)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,805)
Total length 175-250 feet (3,768)

Update Log 

  • March 8, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • February 25, 2009: New photo from Frank Danberg

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Comments 

Wyomissing Bridge
Posted February 25, 2009, by Frank Danberg

Inspection rating is not correct. This bridge is in very good condition. Deck is excellent. Arch condition is almost like the day the rehabilitation was completed. Ratings need to be updated.