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Faux Road Bridge

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Faux Road Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Wapwallopen Creek on TR 392 in Mountain Top
Location
Mountain Top, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1895
Builders
- Dean & Westbrook of New York, New York (Agents and Erectors)
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania (Fabricator)
Design
Queenpost pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 44.0 ft.
Total length: 44.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.06938, -76.05404   (decimal degrees)
41°04'10" N, 76°03'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/411446/4546994 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sybertsville
Inventory numbers
PA 40 7215 0392 5810 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 24406 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31240 (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: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 25.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
20

Update Log 

  • March 14, 2017: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added photo, builder, category, GPS refinement.

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Faux Road Bridge
Posted March 14, 2017, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Nathan, Impressive find!!

Regards,

Art S.