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Masontown Bridge

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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
Inventory numbers
PA 26 0021 0010 0000 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 30920 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2008)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 29.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
7,390

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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