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Simmons Road Bridge

Photos 

Simmons Road Bridge - July 27, 2008

Side View

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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BH Photo #133751

Map 

Description 

"A strong candidate for long-term preservation" according to Montgomery County bridge inventory.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Scioto Creek on Simmons Road in Lower Frederick Township
Location
Lower Frederick Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1915
Builder
- James M. Smith
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 17.1 ft.
Total length: 38.1 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.28682, -75.49512   (decimal degrees)
40°17'13" N, 75°29'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/495733/4430903 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Perkiomenville
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
151
Inventory numbers
PA 46 7046 0270 0090 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 27922 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31396 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 78 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 2, 2012: Updated by Jodi Christman: Added builder and span #
  • April 9, 2009: Updated by Raymond Klein: Changed City from Philadelphia to Lower Frederick Township, Pennsylvania
  • February 19, 2009: New photos from Raymond Klein

Sources 

  • Raymond Klein - Bookshelfthe [at] msn [dot] com
  • Jodi Christman - masterofchaos [at] outlook [dot] com