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Book Road Bridge

Photos 

South side

Photo taken by Brian Manville in February 22, 2017

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BH Photo #379726

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Muddy Creek on Book Road (TR 348)
Location
Butler County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1895
Design
Pin-connected, 4-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 56.1 ft.
Total length: 56.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.6 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.97222, -80.15145   (decimal degrees)
40°58'20" N, 80°09'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/571394/4536019 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Portersville
Inventory numbers
PA 10 7223 0348 0059 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 08268 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30574 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2009)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 30.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
100

Categories 

19th Century (6,181)
4-panel truss (257)
Built during 1890s (2,459)
Butler County, Pennsylvania (41)
Doomed (1,031)
NR-eligible (3,971)
One-lane traffic (7,421)
Open (36,528)
Owned by county (18,846)
Pennsylvania (4,122)
Pin-connected (3,200)
Pony truss (15,046)
Pratt pony truss (3,180)
Pratt truss (8,016)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,889)
Structurally deficient (18,407)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,429)
Truss (29,433)

Update Log 

  • February 22, 2017: New photos from Brian Manville

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