Rating:
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Quarry Road Bridge, Hillotown Township, Pa

Photos 

Quarry Road Bridge - April 2009

Upstream side view

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

Enlarge

BH Photo #140325

Map 

Description 

Rehabilitated in 2010/2011.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Morris Run on Quarry Road in Hilltown Twp near Dubln, PA
Location
Hilltown Township near Dublin, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1889; rehabilitated 1934
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 64.0 ft.
Total length: 64.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Bucks County Bridge No. 244
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.37333, -75.22000   (decimal degrees)
40°22'24" N, 75°13'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/481323/4469218 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Doylestown
Inventory numbers
PA 09 7009 0421 0244 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 07555 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30547 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2008)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 24.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2001)
200

Update Log 

  • May 30, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • December 11, 2012: Updated by Paul Cardie: Added new pictures, subsequent to 2010/2011 rehabilitation.
  • May 17, 2009: New photos from Raymond Klein

Sources 

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

Comments 

Quarry Road Bridge near Dublin, PA
Posted March 23, 2012, by Paul Cardie (ptcardie [at] verizon [dot] net)

Major rehabilitation completed in 2010. Stringers and deck replaced, floorbeams repaired, substructure repointed, new bearings. Will furnish pictures later.