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Bridge Road Bridge

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Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Skippack Creek on Bridge Road
Location
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1899; replaced 2005
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 74.2 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.23500, -75.37833   (decimal degrees)
40°14'06" N, 75°22'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/467816/4453909 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Collegeville
Inventory numbers
PA 46 1015 0010 0500 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 43229 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31339 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2005)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 13.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
516

Update Log 

  • March 28, 2009: Updated by Raymond Klein: Added replaced with a new bridge in the status section. open but now a modern bridge in overview. Norristown added to USGA quadrange.

Sources 

  • Raymond Klein - Bookshelfthe [at] msn [dot] com