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Holme Avenue Bridge

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Holme Avenue Bridge over Wooden Bridge Run

Photo taken by D. Thomsen

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Pennypack Creek on Holme Avenue in Philadelphia
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1921
Builder
- C.P. Boner (Architecht)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 87.9 ft.
Total length: 227.0 ft.
Deck width: 54.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 22, 1988
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.05833, -75.03833   (decimal degrees)
40°03'30" N, 75°02'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/496730/4434232 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Frankford
Inventory numbers
PA 67 1016 0020 0000 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 38791 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
NRHP 88000806 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 31520 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2008)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 62.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
11,222

Update Log 

  • March 7, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added NRHP info, street view & imported photo
  • September 26, 2010: New photos from D. Thomsen

Sources 

  • D. Thomsen - dcthomsen [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Wikipedia
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Holme Avenue Bridge
Posted September 26, 2010, by D. Thomsen (dcthomsen [at] comcast [dot] net)

This bridge was built in 1921. See photo of bridge placque.