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Wawa Station Road Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Chester Creek on Wawa Station Road in Chester Heights
Location
Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Status
Removed but not replaced
Future prospects
Sold for $1 and relocated to Delaware in 2009-10: http://www.delcotimes.com/articles/2010/05/05/news/doc4be0d9...
History
Built 1882
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 63.0 ft.
Total length: 64.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.90167, -75.45833   (decimal degrees)
39°54'06" N, 75°27'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/460820/4416943 (zone/easting/northing)
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Media
Inventory numbers
PA 23 7023 0170 0024 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 15391 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30883 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2007)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 21.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
17

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2016: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Bridge moved to Delaware for preservation 2009

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Comments 

Wawa Station Road Bridge
Posted June 27, 2012, by Middletown Township Historical Society (mthsdelco [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This Bridge was sold in May 2010 and and now takes visitors across the Red Clay Creek to the historic Greenbank Mill and Philips Farm near Wilmington, Del.

Details at:

http://www.delcotimes.com/articles/2010/05/05/news/doc4be0d9...