Conocochegue Creek Bridge
PENNDOT started tearing out this old bridge late summer 2010. I decided to document knowing it would be replaced with a standard, utilitarian (boring) concrete bridge.
Photo taken by Jodi Christman
BH Photo #180182
From PennDOT Travel Advisory site: PennDOT has contracted with Clearwater Construction, Inc. of Mercer, Pennsylvania, to conduct the bridge replacement project at a cost of $981,000. The existing bridge was built in 1937 and is currently classified as structurally deficient (SD). The project will replace the existing steel structure with a new concrete bridge. The project also includes rebuilding the roadway approaches to the new bridge. The project is scheduled for completion by mid-April 2011.
You can see the newscast on the closing of the bridge here (not sure how long this link will be live):
- Steel stringer bridge over Conocochegue Creek on SR 4014 (Siloam Rd)
- Franklin County, Pennsylvania
- Closed to traffic
- Built 1937; rehabilitated 1949; removed 2010
- Steel stringer
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 86.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
- Also called
- Siloam Road Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +39.96139, -77.64806 (decimal degrees)
39°57'41" N, 77°38'53" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 18/273821/4426830 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Inventory numbers
- PA 28 4014 0032 0000 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 45939 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection (as of 06/2009)
- Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 8.3 (out of 100)
- Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
- October 2, 2010: Updated by Jodi Christman: Added photos and information of bridge removal
- August 20, 2010: Added by David Backlin