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Campbell's Bridge

Photo 

File:Campbell's Bridge, Spanning Unami Creek at Allentown Road (State Rout, Milford Square vicinity (Bucks County, Pennsylvania).jpg

Photo taken by HAER

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BH Photo #276711

Map 

Description 

The bridge is part of a once larger body of early short-span reinforced concrete bridges in Bucks County. It is the oldest open-spandrel reinforced concrete arch bridge in the PennDOT system and may also be one of the oldest examples in the U.S.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Unami Creek on Allentown Road
Location
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1906
Builders
- Adam Oscar Martin of Doylestown, Pennsylvania
- Dailey Construction Co. of Wycombe, Pennsylvania
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 71.9 ft.
Total length: 80.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 22, 1988
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.42833, -75.39667   (decimal degrees)
40°25'42" N, 75°23'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/466353/4475375 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Milford Square
Inventory numbers
PA 09 4027 0210 0000 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
NRHP 88000733 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
PANBI 43170 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30506 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2010)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 96.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
2,816

Update Log 

  • February 23, 2016: Updated by Nathan Holth: Bridge replaced, added HAER link.
  • March 2, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King

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