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Copes Bridge

Photos 

File:CopesBridgePanorama.jpg

Photo taken by Flababo

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #276850

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over East Branch Brandywine Creek on Strasburg Road
Location
Chester County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1807; rehabilitated 1927
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.9 ft.
Total length: 151.9 ft.
Deck width: 21.7 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 7, 1985
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.95833, -75.65500   (decimal degrees)
39°57'30" N, 75°39'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/444055/4423337 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Unionville
Inventory numbers
PA 15 0162 0170 0194 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 10086 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
NRHP 85000465 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 30650 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2009)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 5.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
9,263

Categories 

19th Century (6,182)
Arch (11,192)
Built 1807 (1)
Built during 1800s (21)
Chester County, Pennsylvania (139)
Deck arch (10,431)
Have street view (22,077)
NR-listed (2,844)
Open (36,571)
Owned by state (13,675)
Pennsylvania (4,175)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,899)
Stone arch (2,649)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,239)

Update Log 

  • March 2, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added NRHP info, street view & imported photos
  • March 14, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: Bridge is NRHP Listed

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Comments 

Copes Bridge
Posted March 14, 2012, by Mary Sue Boyle (msboyleandco [at] gmail [dot] com)

Rehabilitated 2011, National Register Independently listed, also in Taylor Cope National Register Historic District.