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Gerhart's Mill Bridge

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Nursery Road Bridge -- March 21, 2010

Overview looking towards Trumbauersville Road

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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BH Photo #159036

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Unami Creek on Nursery Road
Location
Milford Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1891; rehabilitated 1934
Builder
- Nelson & Buchanan Co. of Chambersburg & Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Design
Steel Through Truss with Open Grate Floor
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 113.9 ft.
Total length: 119.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Also called
Nursery Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.39333, -75.41667   (decimal degrees)
40°23'36" N, 75°25'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/464638/4471498 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Milford Square
Inventory numbers
PANBI 07496 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 44594 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2008)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 20.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
100

Update Log 

  • May 30, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • March 25, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added basic info from PA Historic Bridge Inventory
  • March 25, 2010: Added by Raymond Klein

Sources 

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

Comments 

Nursery Road Bridge Milford Twp, PA
Posted March 25, 2010, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

For some reason, the Pennsylvania BMS Number didn't import here. The BMS number is 9700903340256 for anyone trying to research this bridge.