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Contention Lane Bridge

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Contention Lane Bridge - May 13, 2007

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Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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BH Photo #132509

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Facts 

Overview
Wooden bridge over an abandoned rail ine on Contention Lane in Chesterbrook
Location
Chesterbrook, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1965
Railroad
- Conrail (CR)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 18.0 ft.
Total length: 56.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.06667, -75.44333   (decimal degrees)
40°04'00" N, 75°26'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/462193/4435250 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Valley Forge
Inventory numbers
PA 15 7236 0564 0001 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 10823 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30649 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2009)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 19.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1992)
500

Update Log 

  • January 21, 2009: Updated by Raymond Klein: Deleated the RR's name, Conrail , as that railroad name no longer exists and the rail line is now abandoned.

Sources 

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