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Cossart Bridge

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Chaddsford Road Bridge elevation

Elevation of Chaddsford Rd Bridge looking from the north. Note that bridge has an uphill slope from east to west.

Photo taken by Frank Danberg in August 2008

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BH Photo #134040

Map 

Description 

Gave the name "Cossart due to place name on USGS Topo maps and a nearby road (which does not cross the bridge). NBI listing says this is a 1860 single span (21 feet) long concrete deck arch bridge - which it is not. Its stone arch. There is a 1925 6 span concrete deck arch bridge just north of here with 6 spans of ~80 feet.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over a run on Creek Road / PA Historic SR 100
Location
Chester County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1860
Dimensions
Span length: 21.0 ft.
Total length: 21.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.84417, -75.59806   (decimal degrees)
39°50'39" N, 75°35'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/448834/4410632 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wilmington North
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
2,370
Inventory number
BH 30648 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 75.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • October 5, 2014: Updated by Patrick S. O'Donnell: NBI info here is confused with a bridge just north of here.
  • February 23, 2009: New photos from Frank Danberg

Sources 

  • Frank Danberg
  • Patrick S. O'Donnell - 1 [dot] 991km [at] comcast [dot] net