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Chambers Fort Park Bridge


Looking north east

Photo taken by Jodi Christman March 2011

BH Photo #196948


SOURCE:http://www.erdmananthony.com/ProjectPortfolio/Detail.aspx?id=139&spid=31 Completion date: 2007 Construction cost: $3.7M Erdman Anthony provided the construction observation and documentation services for the Borough of Chambersburg's Chambers Fort Park project. The project enhanced the historic Chambers Fort location for the community. A memorial statue of the founding family and three flagpoles were placed as the centerpiece of the new construction, which included parking improvements, pedestrian bridges over Falling Spring Creek and Conococheague Creek, architectural details that included brick pavers and replica historic lighting, and landscaping. We completed project documentation in accordance with standard PENNDOT practices and policies as required to meet stipulations of the borough's funding stream.

SOURCE: http://www.pabulletin.com/secure/data/vol33/33-34/1635d.html E28-306: Chambersburg Borough, 100 South Second Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201 in Chambersburg Borough, Franklin County, ACOE Baltimore District.

To construct and maintain a 100-foot span pedestrian bridge with an under clearance of 18 feet across the Conococheague Creek (CWF), a 400-foot long retaining wall at the left bank of and to relocate and maintain a 35-foot span pedestrian bridge with an under clearance of five feet cross the Falling Spring Branch of Conococheague Creek (CWF), to enhance the Village of Falling Spring just upstream of Lincoln Way bridge (Chambersburg, PA Quadrangle N: 11.5 inches; W: 5.0 inches) in Chambersburg Borough, Franklin County.


Bridge over Conococheague Creek; Falling Creek Spring on trail access
Franklin County, Pennsylvania
Open to pedestrians
Built 2007
- Erdman Anthony, Engineer
Pratt pony truss
Span length: 35.0 ft.
Total length: 35.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.93869, -77.66302   (decimal degrees)
39°56'19" N, 77°39'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/272467/4424348 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Inventory number
BH 48585 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 9, 2011: Added by Jodi Christman