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Sheep Hole Road Bridge in Tinicum Twp

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Sheep Hole Road -- January 31, 2010

Overview looking North towards Geigel Hill Road

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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BH Photo #154192

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Tinicum Creek on Sheep Hole Road Second of Two Bridges looking North towards Geigel Hill Road
Location
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1950
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 62.0 ft.
Total length: 64.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.47673, -75.14593   (decimal degrees)
40°28'36" N, 75°08'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/487630/4480682 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bedminster
Inventory numbers
PA 09 7223 0432 0000 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 07644 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30561 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2008)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 58.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1979)
50

Categories 

Bucks County, Pennsylvania (200)
Built 1932 (892)
Built during 1930s (10,670)
NR-eligible (3,977)
Open (36,815)
Owned by township (2,329)
Pennsylvania (4,386)
Pony truss (15,068)
Pratt pony truss (3,190)
Pratt truss (8,049)
Skewed (4,696)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,977)
Structurally deficient (18,538)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,506)
Truss (29,502)

Update Log 

  • February 3, 2010: Updated by Raymond Klein: Added three photos. Tinicum Twp to name & Overview. Added additional locartion info in overview. Bedminster changed to Doylestown in USGS.

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