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White Bridge Road Bridge

Photo 

Bridgemapper.com photo

Photo taken by Todd Wilson in 2010

BH Photo #405394

Map 

Description 

Main girders reputed to have come from a railroad locomotive turntable formerly at nearby Mt. Dallas, installed in 1902.

Reports indicate bridge slated for replacement in 2018.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Frankstown Branch Juniata River on White Bridge Road Bridge (T427)
Location
Blair County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Scheduled for demolition 2018, according to reports
History
Built 1929
Design
Through plate girder with unusual polygonal top chord. Main girders alleged to have come from a railroad locomotive turntable formerly at nearby Mt. Dallas, installed in 1902.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 73.2 ft.
Total length: 113.9 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.44639, -78.33917   (decimal degrees)
40°26'47" N, 78°20'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/725655/4480704 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Frankstown
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
125
Inventory numbers
PANBI 05915 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 53368 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 16.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 11, 2018: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Bridge slated for demolition; details added
  • December 26, 2017: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Recycled Turntable"
  • August 31, 2012: Added by Nathan Holth

Sources 

Comments 

White Bridge Road Bridge
Posted December 26, 2017, by Lance Myers (nsalto07 [at] gmail [dot] com)

The bridge is currently closed off and set to be demolished in 2018. It was built from a railroad turntable bridge (originally built in 1902).