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Ruth's Bridge

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Ruth's Bridge

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

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BH Photo #484907

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Wyomissing Creek on Old Wyomissing Road in Wyomissing
Location
Berks County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910; rehabilitated 1963
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Span length: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 65.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.31667, -75.96833   (decimal degrees)
40°19'00" N, 75°58'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/417725/4463354 (zone/easting/northing)
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Inventory numbers
PA 06 7429 0000 9302 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 05511 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30415 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (12,174)
Berks County, Pennsylvania (227)
Built 1910 (1,170)
Built during 1910s (9,678)
Closed-spandrel arch (4,036)
Deck arch (11,411)
Functionally obsolete (6,365)
Have street view (27,072)
Open (39,987)
Owned by county (20,859)
Pennsylvania (5,334)
Skewed (4,915)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,104)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,318)

Update Log 

  • October 30, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • June 22, 2019: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein

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Ruth's Bridge
Posted June 22, 2019, by George Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Thanks for posting this bridge,Dana and Kay.My fiancÚe is very familiar with this bridge.