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Pyles Twin Bridge

Photo 

Pyles Twin Bridge

Photo taken by Jerrye &Roy Klotz, MD in 2017

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

View this photo at Wikimedia Commons

BH Photo #488173

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Description 

Bridge name taken from a plaque at the Chester County end of the bridge. Plaque at the Delaware County end does not mention name.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Brandywine Creek and East Penn RR on Creek Road / Historic PA SR 100
Location
Delaware County, Pennsylvania, and Chester County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Scheduled to be replaced by PennDOT
History
Built 1925
Builder
- G.A. Flink
Design
6 Span Closed spandrel Concrete Deck Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 500.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.6 ft.
Also called
Brandywine Creek bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.85333, -75.59667   (decimal degrees)
39°51'12" N, 75°35'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/448959/4411649 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wilmington North
Average daily traffic (as of 2018)
2,631
Inventory numbers
PA 23 3101 0010 0000 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 14941 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30877 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 30 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • October 5, 2014: Updated by Patrick S. O'Donnell: 2013 NBI info differs from that already posted, changed "Carries" info due to it being inaccurate, changed bridge name to that reflected on a plaque.

Sources 

  • Patrick S. O'Donnell - 1 [dot] 991km [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Geoff Hubbs