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Portersville Road Bridge

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Photo taken by Janis Ford

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BH Photo #216821

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Slippery Rock Creek on PA 488 (Portersville Road)
Location
Lawrence County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement in 2017.
History
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1984
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 154.9 ft.
Total length: 310.1 ft.
Deck width: 23.6 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.86108, -80.24338   (decimal degrees)
40°51'40" N, 80°14'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/563767/4523610 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
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Inventory numbers
PA 37 0488 0060 0000 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 22341 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31152 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2008)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 46.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
7,164

Update Log 

  • March 29, 2016: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • April 22, 2014: New Street View added by Brent Tindall

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