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Gulph Road Bridge

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Gulf Road Bridge - June 14, 2009

Overview upstream side of new bridge

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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Overview
Lost stone arch bridge over Trout Creek on Gulph Road
Location
Valley Forge, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced with new bridge built to resemble the old bridge
History
Built 1917; rehabilitated ca. 1995
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 27.9 ft.
Total length: 32.2 ft.
Deck width: 21.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.09167, -75.42333   (decimal degrees)
40°05'30" N, 75°25'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/463912/4438017 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Valley Forge
Inventory numbers
PA 15 1012 0030 0000 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
NRHP 88000778 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
PANBI 44455 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30664 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2007)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 62.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
1,172

Update Log 

  • September 4, 2010: Updated by James Baughn: Removed from National Register
  • June 23, 2009: Updated by Raymond Klein
  • June 21, 2009: New photo from Raymond Klein
  • June 18, 2009: Updated by Raymond Klein: USGS Valley Forge to Norristown, PA. Added Valley Forge, PA to City. Staus changed frm closed to rebuilt-Status desc rebuilt to look historic-Adding photo

Sources 

  • Raymond Klein - Bookshelfthe [at] msn [dot] com