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Swatara Creek Bridge

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Facing east on Route 230

Photo taken by Jodi Christman in November 2008

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BH Photo #133438

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Overview
Three-span pony plate girder bridge over Swatara Creek on Pa 230; Sr 0230 in Middletown
Location
Middletown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1941
Design
pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 103.0 ft.
Total length: 316.0 ft.
Deck width: 35.1 ft.
Also called
Union Canal Bridge
Middletown Swatara Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.20028, -76.71750   (decimal degrees)
40°12'01" N, 76°43'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/353820/4451400 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Middletown
Inventory numbers
PA 22 0230 0310 0196 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 14333 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 39905 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2008)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 56.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
7,482

Update Log 

  • November 7, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • February 15, 2009: Added by Jodi Christman

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Swatara Creek Bridge
Posted November 7, 2016, by Anonymous

As of 11/07/2016 bridge is down to one lane. Traffic is being controlled by a traffic light. The bridge is being demolished and replaced by a new, wider bridge.