Rating:
2 votes

Jugtown Hill Road Bridge

Photos 

Jugtown Hill Road -- April 4, 2010

Overview looking towards River Road PA Rt.32 - Bucks Bridge #204

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

Enlarge

BH Photo #164293

Map 

Description 

Designed by Bucks County's first engineer, Adam Oscar Martin,. Last bridge left by this designer. First bridge uniquely designed to be transported down the canal and is designed to function along the Canal.

Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over Delaware Canal on Jugtown Hill Road in Tinicum Township, PA. Bucks County Bridge #204
Location
Tinicum Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1921; rehabilitated 1937. Closed, demolished, replaced 2012
Builder
- Adam Oscar Martin of Doylestown, Pennsylvania (County engineer)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 64.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.53833, -75.07500   (decimal degrees)
40°32'18" N, 75°04'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/493648/4487512 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Frenchtown
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
592
Inventory numbers
PA 09 7009 0445 0204 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 07572 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 45182 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2012)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 38.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • December 11, 2012: Updated by Paul Cardie: Bridge has been replaced.
  • March 21, 2012: Updated by Raymond Klein: Scheduled for removal and demolition, Monday, March 26, 2012
  • May 6, 2010: Updated by Raymond Klein: Five photos uploaded. Tinicum Township, PA to Name-City-Overview. Bucks County Bridge #204 to photos & overview. Easston, PA to USGS

Sources 

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