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Blue Stone Bridge

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Blue Stone Bridge -- July 19, 2009

Side view from downstream creekbed

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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BH Photo #143155

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Wissahickon Creek on Forbidden Drive in Philadelphia
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic-bicycles and pedestrians only
History
Built 1896
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 124.0 ft.
Total length: 126.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.02833, -75.19833   (decimal degrees)
40°01'42" N, 75°11'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/483077/4430920 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Germantown
Average daily traffic (as of 1982)
10
Inventory numbers
PA 67 7301 0150 0703 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 39230 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31510 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2011)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 73.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 6, 2019: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • July 22, 2009: New photos from Raymond Klein

Sources 

  • Raymond Klein - Bookshelfthe [at] msn [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs