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Potato Creek Bridge

Photo 

Bridgemapper.com photo

Photo taken by Todd Wilson in 2008

BH Photo #404953

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Potato Creek on TR 377
Location
McKean County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1905 by the York Bridge Co. ; replaced 2012
Builder
- York Bridge Co. of York, Pennsylvania
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 82.0 ft.
Total length: 89.9 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.78118, -78.41532   (decimal degrees)
41°46'52" N, 78°24'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/716759/4563996 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Smethport
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
272
Inventory numbers
PA 42 7209 0377 0005 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 31278 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2008)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 11 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • December 27, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.