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Colonel John Joseph Tominac Memorial Bridge

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Photo taken by Jodi Christman on 7/23/2011

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BH Photo #205430

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Little Conemaugh River on PA 271 (Maple Avenue) in Johnstown
Location
Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1958; rehabilitated 1997
Railroads
- Johnstown Traction Co. (JTC)
- Streetcar
Design
Bolted Pennsylvania Through Truss
Approach Spans: Metal Stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 480.0 ft.
Total length: 934.1 ft.
Deck width: 42.3 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.5 ft.
Also called
Little Conemaugh River Bridge
Maple Avenue Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.33894, -78.89341   (decimal degrees)
40°20'20" N, 78°53'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/678932/4467507 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Johnstown
Inventory numbers
PA 11 0271 0260 0791 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 08504 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30600 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2008)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 68.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
5,421

Update Log 

  • July 25, 2011: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • July 23, 2011: Updated by Jodi Christman: Added details and name
  • July 11, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn

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Colonel John Joseph Tominac Memorial Bridge
Posted July 23, 2011, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Named for a local soldier who won the Medal of Honor in WW2:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Joseph_Tominac

His actions noted in his MoH citation would be unbelievable in a work of fiction.