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Phaon Bittner Bridge

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Overview
Stone arch bridge over Jordan Creek on PA 4019
Location
Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition without purpose (No replacement planned) Planned early start date: January 2013.
History
Built 1832
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 15.1 ft.
Total length: 44.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.67949, -75.69175   (decimal degrees)
40°40'46" N, 75°41'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/441541/4503408 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Slatedale
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
746
Inventory numbers
PA 39 4019 0120 1334 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 23386 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31191 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2011)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 21.6 (out of 100)
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Categories 

19th Century (7,634)
Arch (12,184)
Built 1832 (47)
Built during 1830s (199)
Deck arch (11,421)
Doomed (1,091)
Lehigh County, Pennsylvania (108)
Open (39,993)
Owned by state (16,063)
Pennsylvania (5,334)
Span length under 25 feet (6,912)
Stone arch (3,083)
Structurally deficient (14,097)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,216)

Update Log 

  • September 25, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added planned demo date.
  • July 12, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: Bridge slated for demolition without purpose.