Slated for demolition and replacement in 2011. Notice the The Intelligencer out of Doylestown, PA said today, Wednesday, July 24, 2013,that the bridge is now closed due to structural defects and will remain closed for about 10 months.
Built 1883 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Pratt pony truss
Span length: 82.0 ft.
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.0 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.39000, -75.26000(decimal degrees) 40°23'24" N, 75°15'36" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
PA 09 7009 0362 0240 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 07515 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30559 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2008)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory(6 out of 9) Superstructure condition rating: Poor(4 out of 9) Substructure condition rating: Fair(5 out of 9) Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 27.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2000)
August 14, 2015: Updated by Paul Cardie: Rehabilitated in 2014. New stringers, repairs to floor bearms and trusses, repair/reconstruction of mansonry, new deck.
July 19, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
August 14, 2009: Updated by Raymond Klein: Added photo. Added Hilltown Township to name and Overview.