Rating:
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Ege Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Jodi Christman on 3/2/2011

BH Photo #194722

Map 

Description 

FROM THE 1996-2001 PENNSYLVANIA HISTORIC BRIDGE SURVEY: The 3-span, humpbacked, stone arch bridge built in 1854 is listed as a contributing resource to the Boiling Springs Historic District.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Yellow Breeches Creek on Boiling Springs Road in Boiling Springs
Location
Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1854
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 104.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Also called
Boiling Springs Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.14709, -77.12358   (decimal degrees)
40°08'50" N, 77°07'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/319114/4446244 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mechanicsburg
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
1,158
Inventory numbers
PA 21 7213 0538 3815 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 14099 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30809 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 31.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

19th Century (6,415)
Arch (11,312)
Built 1854 (33)
Built during 1850s (353)
Cumberland County, Pennsylvania (95)
Deck arch (10,562)
Open (37,189)
Owned by county (19,013)
Pennsylvania (4,543)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,090)
Stone arch (2,707)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,769)

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2018: Updated by Janis Ford: Corrected location slightly
  • April 6, 2013: Updated by Jodi Christman: Added name
  • April 19, 2012: Photo imported by Jodi Christman
  • April 18, 2012: Photo imported by Jodi Christman
  • December 26, 2011: Updated by Jodi Christman: Added description
  • March 2, 2011: New photos from Jodi Christman

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