Photo taken by Brian Manville on June 3, 2017
BH Photo #393189
This was one of the rarest truss types in the state (pin-connected Highway Baltimore truss) and it served 10 cars a day on a dead end road. As a result, the bridge was replaced with a two-lane slab of concrete.
** Photos show the replaced bridge. **
- Through truss bridge over Bennett Branch Sinnemahoning Creek on TR 423 in Benezette
- Benezette, Elk County, Pennsylvania
- Open to traffic
- Built 1894
- Pin-connected Baltimore through truss main span with ornate portal cresting. Two pony truss approach spans at one end.
Length of largest span: 150.9 ft.
Total length: 315.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.5 ft.
- Also called
- Bennett Branch Sinnemahoning Creek Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +41.31407, -78.38286 (decimal degrees)
41°18'51" N, 78°22'58" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 17/719067/4576926 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Inventory numbers
- PA 24 7201 0423 0005 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 44150 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30884 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection (as of 04/2006)
- Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 15.8 (out of 100)
- Average daily traffic (as of 1993)
- June 3, 2017: New photos from Brian Manville
- January 17, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Updated name, status and type of bridge.