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Wissahickon Memorial Bridge

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HAER

BH Photo #190858

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Wissahickon Creek/Lincoln Drive on Henry Avenue
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1931; rehabilitated 2009
Builders
- Clement E. Chase (Engineer)
- George S. Webster of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Consulting Engineer)
- Paul P. Cret (Consulting Architect)
- Ralph Modjeski of Bochnia, Poland (Engineer)
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 288.1 ft.
Total length: 688.0 ft.
Deck width: 60.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 22, 1988
Also called
Henry Avenue Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.02361, -75.19556   (decimal degrees)
40°01'25" N, 75°11'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/483313/4430396 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Germantown
Inventory numbers
PA 67 4001 0050 1334 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 39033 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 47391 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2008)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 62.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
12,583

Update Log 

  • March 7, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added street view & imported photos
  • December 26, 2010: Added by Jodi Christman

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