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Walnut Street Bridge

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Walnut Street Bridge

1975 view

HAER Photo by William E.Barrett

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BH Photo #484905

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Facts 

Overview
Queenpost pony truss bridge over Norfolk Southern RR on Sr 2012 (Lr 06208)
Location
Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1926; rehabilitated 1953
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Reading Railroad (RDG)
Design
Queenpost pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 30.8 ft.
Total length: 34.1 ft.
Deck width: 25.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.33835, -75.92390   (decimal degrees)
40°20'18" N, 75°55'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/421526/4465720 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
8,699
Inventory numbers
PANBI 05048 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 91091 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 62.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 30, 2020: New photos from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

Walnut Street Bridge
Posted October 30, 2020, by George A Oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Geoff,thanks for posting the pictures of this bridge.My fiancee remembers this bridge being that she grew up in the Reading Area.