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Moselem Springs Bridge

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Moselem Springs Bridge

Photo taken by Ken Martin

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #455504

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over Moselem Creek on Eagle Road
Location
Berks County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905; rehabilitated 1975
Design
4-panel, pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 51.8 ft.
Deck width: 17.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.49979, -75.84971   (decimal degrees)
40°29'59" N, 75°50'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/428000/4483577 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fleetwood
Inventory numbers
PA 06 7232 0607 9632 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 05441 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30406 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Berks County, Pennsylvania (208)
Built 1905 (755)
Built during 1900s (6,752)
Have street view (25,342)
Open (38,117)
Owned by county (19,991)
Pennsylvania (4,875)
Pony truss (15,664)
Pratt pony truss (3,462)
Pratt truss (8,676)
Skewed (4,809)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,908)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,964)
Truss (31,118)

Update Log 

  • September 10, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type and fixed stuff
  • August 31, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • March 18, 2018: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: Set Pin

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Comments 

Moselem Springs Bridge
Posted March 19, 2018, by Anonymous

I just saw on the map that the Moselem Creek flows under both of these bridges which can confuse people about the article about the bridge on Rte. 143 getting replaced.This bridge is not getting replaced.

Moselem Springs Bridge
Posted March 19, 2018, by George oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Nice pony truss,Dana and Kay.The bridge i mentioned that's getting replaced is on Rte.143 between Rte.662 and Moselem Church Rd. Over Moselem Creek.

Moselem Springs Bridge
Posted March 18, 2018, by Dana and Kay Klein

George this is 1905 bridge