Rating:
No votes cast

Elm Street Bridge in Conshohocken

Photo 

Elm Street Bridge in Conshohocken March 14, 2009

Looks like it should be on a railroad

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

Enlarge

BH Photo #136707

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony plate girder bridge over Conrail & Plymouth Creek on Elm Street in Conshohocken
Location
Conshohocken, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge as of June, 2013
History
Built 1924
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 97.1 ft.
Total length: 143.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.07583, -75.31222   (decimal degrees)
40°04'33" N, 75°18'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/473378/4436220 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Norristown
Inventory numbers
PA 46 3013 0020 0372 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 27705 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 42246 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2009)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 5.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
9,795

Update Log 

  • June 4, 2013: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status per forum post
  • April 7, 2009: Added by Raymond Klein

Sources 

  • Raymond Klein - Bookshelfthe [at] msn [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Elm Street Bridge in Conshohocken
Posted June 4, 2013, by Mike Szilagyi (draughtsman [at] verizon [dot] net)

This bridge has been torn down and is being replaced (June 2013)