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Masontown Bridge

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West end

Photo taken by James Baughn in August 2009

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Overview
Lost through truss bridge over the Monogahela River on PA 21 in Masontown
Location
Fayette County, Pennsylvania, and Greene County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1993
Builders
- Ferris Bridge/Engineering Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Independent Bridge Co.
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 401.9 ft.
Total length: 1,457.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.85333, -79.92833   (decimal degrees)
39°51'12" N, 79°55'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/591673/4412028 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Masontown
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
7,390
Inventory numbers
PA 26 0021 0010 0000 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 30920 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2008)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 29.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • July 13, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • April 20, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • August 12, 2009: New photos from James Baughn

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