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Carver-Wismer Road Bridge Plumstead Twp, PA

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Carver-Wismer Road Bridge -- October 25, 2009

Downstream side view

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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BH Photo #148289

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Three-span stone arch bridge over Gaddes Run on Carver-Wismer Road in Plumstead Township near Wismer, PA
Location
Plumstead Township (Wismer) PA, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1885
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 14.1 ft.
Total length: 43.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Also called
Union Creamery Bridge (per builders plate)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.41000, -75.10500   (decimal degrees)
40°24'36" N, 75°06'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/491091/4473270 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lumberville
Inventory numbers
PA 09 1003 0200 0697 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 07107 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30508 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2008)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 57.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
1,280

Update Log 

  • October 29, 2009: Updated by Raymond Klein: Added five photos. Plumstead Twp to Name-City-Overview-Wismer, PA to City & Overview-Staus from closed to open to traffic same for Status description-USGS Lumberville to Doylestown, PA
  • October 15, 2009: New photo from Raymond Klein

Sources 

  • Raymond Klein - Bookshelfthe [at] msn [dot] com