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Darby Creek Bridge

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Darby Creek Bridge

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Description 

This bridge is a Overhead counterweight Strauss type the counterweight and machinery is removed and acts like a fixed span.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through bascule girder bridge over Darby Creek on Wanamaker Avenue (SR-420 Southbound)
Location
Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement.
History
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1951
Builder
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Through girder bascule.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 81.0 ft.
Total length: 236.9 ft.
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Also called
SR-420 Southbound Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.87576, -75.30431   (decimal degrees)
39°52'33" N, 75°18'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/473977/4414012 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lansdowne
Average daily traffic (as of 2018)
15,961
Inventory numbers
PANBI 14999 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 68999 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 43 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 28, 2020: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • February 8, 2019: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • August 28, 2015: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

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