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Johns Street Bridge

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Johns Street Bridge

View from the west

(c) 2008 by Michael Minn

BH Photo #129123

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Little Conemaugh River on PA 3023 (Johns Street) in Johnstown
Location
Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1926, reconstructed 2000
Builders
- Ferris Bridge/Engineering Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- J. E. Greiner Co. of Baltimore, Maryland & Chicago, Illinois (Engineer)
Design
Replica built in 2000 of a Pratt pony truss bridge that was in service on the same spot from 1927 to 1997. Bridge was first proposed in Henry Hornbostel's 1917 "Comprehensive Plan of Johnstown".
Dimensions
Span length: 142.1 ft.
Total length: 142.1 ft.
Deck width: 41.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.33167, -78.92500   (decimal degrees)
40°19'54" N, 78°55'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/676267/4466636 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Johnstown
Inventory numbers
PA 11 3023 0020 0039 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 30598 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 1, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Deleted "J.E. Greiner Engineers" and just added (Engineer) onto the end of the prexisting category, "deleted" the category
  • December 3, 2008: Updated by Michael Minn

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