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Ackerley Creek Bridge

Photos 

Contextual View From South

Photo taken by John Herr for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #313278

Map 

Description 

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation evaluations have indicated that the bridge is severally deficient due to major deterioration of most concrete members. In several areas, reinforcing bars are exposed and are deteriorating. In addition, the skew of the bridge and the angles of the approach road limit sight distances. Rehabilitation of the bridge has been determined unfeasible...

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck arch bridge over Ackerley Creek on Sr 4011
Location
Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1929
Design
Deck arch
Dimensions
Span length: 34.1 ft.
Total length: 34.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.52914, -75.73517   (decimal degrees)
41°31'45" N, 75°44'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/438668/4597759 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dalton
Inventory numbers
PA 35 4011 0050 0000 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 65462 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/1995)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 26.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1996)
685

Update Log 

  • January 12, 2015: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER PA-407 - Ackerly Creek Bridge, South Turnpike Road (State Route 4011), Dalton, Lackawanna County, PA