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Maclay Street Bridge

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Looking SW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in December 2017

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BH Photo #414479

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Description 

FROM THE 1996-2001 PENNSYLVANIA HISTORIC BRIDGE SURVEY: The single span, 38'-long, reinforced concrete deck arch bridge built in 1940 has concrete abutments and flared wingwalls. The concrete parapets are horizontally scored with stepped end posts. The bridge is a late example of this common bridge type with no unusual or noteworthy features. It was built by the state highway department as part of improvements to US 22. It is not historically or technologically distinguished by its setting or context. The bridge was field inspected at the request of PHMC because of its proximity to the State Farm Show Building. The bridge is separated from the building by a wide expanse of parking lot. The bridge, built as part of a routine state highway improvement project, has no significant historical association with the development of the State Farm Show and is not located on the property.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Paxton Creek on Maclay Street in Harrisburg
Location
Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1940
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 29.9 ft.
Total length: 38.1 ft.
Deck width: 44.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.28222, -76.88417   (decimal degrees)
40°16'56" N, 76°53'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/339827/4460784 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harrisburg West
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
23,023
Inventory numbers
PA 22 7301 4000 3059 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 14559 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30835 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 66.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • December 22, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com