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Swedesford Road Bridge

Photos 

Swedesfrod Road Bridge - January 25, 2009

Overview

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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BH Photo #133807

Map 

Description 

Noted in the 1996-2001 PENNSYLVANIA HISTORIC BRIDGE SURVEY: Width (different from NBI): 24.3 CURRENT NATIONAL REGISTER INDIVIDUAL ELIGIBILITY : Not Eligible CURRENT NATIONAL REGISTER CONTRIBUTING STATUS : Contributes to the Evans-Mumbower Mill Historic District

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Wissahickon Creek on Swedesford Road in Lower Gywnedd Township, PA
Location
Upper Gwynedd Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1873; rehabilitated 1945-46
Builder
- John Cozens
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 44.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.18679, -75.27861   (decimal degrees)
40°11'12" N, 75°16'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/496728/4429977 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lansdale
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
1,396
Inventory numbers
PA 46 7046 0900 0073 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 27978 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31404 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 66.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 29, 2012: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • February 24, 2009: Updated by Raymond Klein: Changed overview location from Philadelphia, Pa toLower Gwynedd Township, PA
  • February 20, 2009: New photo from Raymond Klein

Sources 

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