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Fountain Street Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Manayunk Canal on Fountain Street in Philadelphia
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1885; rehabilitated 1960
Design
Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 81.0 ft.
Total length: 85.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.03167, -75.23500   (decimal degrees)
40°01'54" N, 75°14'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/479949/4431298 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Germantown
Inventory numbers
PA 67 7301 0160 0127 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 39232 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31517 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2009)
Deck condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 49.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1980)
200

Update Log 

  • May 25, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

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Fountain Street Bridge
Posted November 20, 2014, by Nathan Holth

If this bridge was built in 1885 then they were using welded connections about 50 years earlier than I understand...