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Black Rock Bridge

Photos 

Black Rock Bridge - September 21, 2008

Side View

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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BH Photo #133776

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Connects directly with Black Rock Tunnel

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Schuylkill River on Black Rock Road (PA 113) in Phoenixville
Location
Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania, and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1916; rehabilitated 1991
Builder
- F.M. Wagman Co. of York, Pennsylvania
Design
Open-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 116.1 ft.
Total length: 554.2 ft.
Deck width: 29.2 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 22, 1988
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.15833, -75.51167   (decimal degrees)
40°09'30" N, 75°30'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/456425/4445456 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Phoenixville
Inventory numbers
PA 15 0113 0340 1747 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
NRHP 88000735 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
PANBI 10081 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30645 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2009)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 64.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
6,783

Update Log 

  • March 5, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • March 2, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • November 14, 2011: New Street View added by Daniel Hopkins
  • July 25, 2010: Updated by D. Thomsen: Connects to Black Rock Tunnel
  • October 21, 2009: Updated by Raymond Klein: Added Natioanl Registor of Historic Places listiing info.
  • February 19, 2009: New photo from Raymond Klein
  • February 18, 2009: New photo from Raymond Klein

Sources 

  • Raymond Klein - Bookshelfthe [at] msn [dot] com
  • D. Thomsen - dcthomsen [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net