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Wampum Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Bridgemapper.com photo

Photo taken by Todd Wilson in 2006

BH Photo #404927

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over CSX Railroad on Wampum Avenue in Chewton
Location
New Beaver, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement.
History
Built 1922; rehabilitated 1975
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 152.9 ft.
Total length: 318.9 ft.
Deck width: 23.3 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.1 ft.
Also called
Chewton Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.88563, -80.32757   (decimal degrees)
40°53'08" N, 80°19'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/556650/4526278 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Castle South
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
1,483
Inventory numbers
PA 37 0288 0040 0000 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 22290 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31163 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 32.3 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • September 17, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • February 26, 2016: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.

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