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Valley Creek Bridge

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Valley Creek Bridge (Mill Road) -- October 24, 2010

Close up overview looking North towards Yellow Springs Road (Also see Wilson Road for same builder)

Photo taken by Raymond Klein in October 2010

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BH Photo #191056

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Valley Creek on Mill Road (TR 540) in Chesterbrook (Tredyffrin Twp)
Location
Chesterbrook, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1882; rehabilitated ca. 1950
Builder
- Denithorne Bros.
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 36.1 ft.
Total length: 37.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.07012, -75.47257   (decimal degrees)
40°04'12" N, 75°28'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/459703/4435647 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Valley Forge
Inventory numbers
PA 15 7015 0540 0167 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 10720 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30695 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2008)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 42.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
3,450

Update Log 

  • December 29, 2010: New photos from Raymond Klein
  • December 26, 2010: Updated by Raymond Klein: Added 5 photos. Tredyffrin Twp added to name, overview & City. Denithorne Bros. Phoenixville, PA added to builders. plus see also Wilson Rd over Valley Cr) Valley Forge to Norristown USGS

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