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Poe Paddy Drive Bridge

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Poe Paddy Drive Bridge

Photo taken by Alexander D. Mitchell IV in July 2016

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BH Photo #358079

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Description 

Original bridge built for park access ca. 1935; present bridge built more recently and is identical to bridge at Poe Paddy park campground on Tunnel Road.

Facts 

Overview
Wooden kingpost bridge over Big Poe Run on Poe Paddy Drive
Location
Centre County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1935; original bridge replaced 2006 with present span
Design
Kingpost pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 32.2 ft.
Total length: 34.1 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.82942, -77.44572   (decimal degrees)
40°49'46" N, 77°26'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/293772/4522699 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Coburn
Inventory numbers
PA 14 7935 5107 0007 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 44099 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30638 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2012)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Not deficient
Sufficiency rating: 89.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
100

Categories 

Built 2006 (54)
Built during 2000s (540)
Centre County, Pennsylvania (20)
Covered (1,353)
Kingpost truss (136)
Modern (1,666)
One-lane traffic (7,422)
Open (36,583)
Owned by state (13,690)
Pennsylvania (4,198)
Pony truss (15,049)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,585)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,861)
Truss (29,442)

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2016: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Bridge replace with wooden kingpost span

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV