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Mercer Street Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn in August 2009

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Overview
Through truss bridge over French Creek on Mercer Street in Meadville
Location
Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1984
Design
Riveted, 9-panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 213.9 ft.
Total length: 221.1 ft.
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.63240, -80.16047   (decimal degrees)
41°37'57" N, 80°09'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/569927/4609303 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Meadville
Inventory numbers
PA 20 7301 8821 3016 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 13532 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30793 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2008)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 71.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
9,000

Update Log 

  • October 12, 2010: New photos from Jason Smith
  • August 13, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • August 12, 2009: New photos from James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Wayne Grodkiewicz - WGrodkiewi [at] aol [dot] com
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Todd Wilson

Comments 

Mercer Street Bridge
Posted August 13, 2010, by Todd (mrwalk08 [at] aol [dot] com)

Pretty shade of blue for a paintjob. Thought it was a Kentucky truss for a sec.