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Orchard Buck Road Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Sean McDonnell

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BH Photo #220835

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over abandoned Pennsylvania Railroad / Enola Low Grade Trailon Orchard Buck Road
Location
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1903; removed 2010
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 91.9 ft.
Total length: 95.1 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.94167, -76.00333   (decimal degrees)
39°56'30" N, 76°00'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/414282/4421764 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gap
Inventory numbers
PA 36 7231 0974 5051 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 31112 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2004)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 29.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1993)
50

Update Log 

  • July 8, 2011: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added Enola Low Grade Trail as a cross point
  • July 7, 2011: Updated by Luke Harden: changed status to demolished

Sources 

  • Sean McDonnell
  • Luke
  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net

Comments 

Orchard Buck Road Bridge
Posted July 7, 2011, by Sean McDonnell (onesmooth68 [at] comcast [dot] net)

Bridge removed sometime in 2010 Photo is just after the demolition

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