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Adams Avenue Bridge - February 21. 2009

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Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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Overview
Stone arch bridge over Tacony Creek on Adams Avenue in Philadelphia
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.9 ft.
Total length: 70.9 ft.
Deck width: 22.6 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 22, 1988
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.04167, -75.11333   (decimal degrees)
40°02'30" N, 75°06'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/490331/4432388 (zone/easting/northing)
USGS topographic map
Germantown
Inventory numbers
PA 67 1002 0050 0595 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
NRHP 88000851 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 31506 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2008)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 29.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
20,319

Update Log 

  • March 7, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added NRHP info, street view, link & imported photo
  • February 27, 2009: New photo from Raymond Klein

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Adams Avenue Bridge
Posted May 22, 2008, by Bill Flis (flis [at] detk [dot] com)