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Pennswood Road Bridge

Photo 

Pennsville Road Bridge

Photo from mainlinemedianews

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

View this photo at mainlinemedianews.com

BH Photo #477344

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Amtrak on Pennswood Road
Location
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
To be replaced
History
Built 1902
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.9 ft.
Total length: 76.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.01931, -75.31016   (decimal degrees)
40°01'10" N, 75°18'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/473532/4429946 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Norristown
Average daily traffic (as of 1980)
3,500
Inventory numbers
PANBI 28027 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 73248 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 30 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 27, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • August 19, 2016: New Street View added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs