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South Franklin Street Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #144516

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Steel through arch bridge over Oil Creek on PA 8 (Franklin Street) in Titusville
Location
Titusville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1981
Builders
- Karl A. Miller (Engineer)
- Tonawanda Engineering Corp. (Contractor)
Design
Steel plate-girder tied through arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.1 ft.
Total length: 185.0 ft.
Deck width: 30.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.8 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.62271, -79.67324   (decimal degrees)
41°37'22" N, 79°40'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/610527/4608737 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Titusville South
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
5,098
Inventory numbers
PA 20 0008 0010 1971 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 12908 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30802 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 64.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 13, 2010: New Street View added by Jason Smith
  • August 7, 2009: Posted HAER photos

Sources 

  • HAER PA-494 - Franklin Street Bridge, Spanning Oil Creek at Franklin Street (State Route 8), Titusville, Crawford County, PA
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Todd Wilson
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth

Comments 

South Franklin Street Bridge
Posted June 13, 2011, by Sam Dickson (samd91 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This is being rehabilitated now, summer of 2011.

South Franklin Street Bridge
Posted June 21, 2009, by Janis Ford (jford3 [at] columbus [dot] rr [dot] com)

6/8/09 - Get rid of my comment on Perry St bridge. It was this South Franklin St bridge we drove through without photographing. Sorry.