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Wilson Road Bridge Valley Forge, PA

Photos 

Valley Crrek Bridge - June 14, 2009

Overview looking towards Yellow Springs Road

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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BH Photo #141726

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Valley Creek on TR 593 (Wilson Road) in Chesterbrook
Location
Chesterbrook, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1886; rehabilitated ca. 1950
Builder
- John Denithorne & Sons of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 65.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.08167, -75.45667   (decimal degrees)
40°04'54" N, 75°27'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/461065/4436921 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Valley Forge
Inventory numbers
PA 15 7015 0593 0166 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 10727 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30696 (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: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 53.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
18

Update Log 

  • April 27, 2017: Updated by Dave King: Added category "John Denithorne & Sons"
  • July 21, 2011: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • November 27, 2010: Updated by Raymond Klein: Replaced Valley Creek Bridge with Wilson Road Bridge
  • June 22, 2009: New photos from Raymond Klein

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