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Weaverland Bridge

Photos 

Perspective View Nw By 310

Photo taken by Jet Lowe for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #310092

Map 

Description 

FROM PA BRIDGE DATA: 'The tied thru arch bridge built in 1916 has been determined eligible by PHMC (5/24/93). It is an early and rare example of its type/design in the state.'

Facts 

Overview
Concrete Pony truss bridge over Conestoga River on T-894 Quarry Road
Location
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1916
Builders
- Frank H. Shaw (engineer)
- John T. Brubaker
Design
Tied thru concrete arch bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 56.1 ft.
Total length: 79.1 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Also called
Quarry Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.13783, -76.05956   (decimal degrees)
40°08'16" N, 76°03'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/409737/4443592 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Terre Hill
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
175
Inventory numbers
PA 36 7213 0894 4002 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 21912 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 44150 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 45.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 15, 2019: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • December 24, 2014: HAER photos posted by Dave King
  • June 7, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: This is not a concrete truss.
  • May 10, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: This is the Weaverland Bridge.
  • May 10, 2012: Updated by Jodi Christman: Added builder, description, # spans & corrected GPS
  • February 16, 2010: Added by Nathan Holth

Sources 

Comments 

Weaverland Bridge
Posted May 17, 2019, by Chester Gehman (gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

D&K:

Thanks for looking.

Weaverland Bridge
Posted May 15, 2019, by Dana and Kay Klein

Particularly Nice Photography. Thanks for sharing.