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Corbin Bridge

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Facing North West

Photo taken by Jodi Christman 4/30/11

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BH Photo #198529

Map 

Description 

This suspension bridge was constructed to replace a bridge swept away in the 1936 St. Patrick's Day flood. It is the only suspension bridge in the six-county Pennsylvania Department of Transportation district which includes Huntingdon.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Suspension bridge over Raystown Branch Juniata River on TR 428
Location
Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1937; rehabilitated 1996
Builder
- Reading Steel Products Inc.
Design
Wire suspension
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 319.9 ft.
Total length: 321.9 ft.
Deck width: 12.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 20, 1990
Also called
Huntingdon County Bridge #20
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.45500, -77.98333   (decimal degrees)
40°27'18" N, 77°58'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/247023/4482535 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Union
Inventory numbers
PA 31 7212 0428 3020 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
NRHP 90000402 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
PANBI 18926 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30993 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2008)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 59.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
67

Update Log 

  • January 21, 2015: HAER photos posted by Dave King
  • August 23, 2014: New photos from Patrick S. O'Donnell
  • March 4, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • May 3, 2011: Updated by Jodi Christman: Added Builder and Nat. Reg. data
  • May 2, 2011: New photo from Jodi Christman

Sources 

  • Jodi Christman - masterofchaos [at] outlook [dot] com
  • Wikipedia
  • Todd Wilson
  • Patrick S. O'Donnell - 1 [dot] 991km [at] comcast [dot] net
  • HAER PA-248 - Corbin Bridge, 2 miles Southeast of Huntingdon on road to Raystown Dam, Huntingdon, Huntingdon County, PA