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West Branch Schuylkill River Bridge

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Minersville Bridge

Photo taken by Alexander D. Mitchell IV in November 2013

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BH Photo #271495

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over West Branch Schuylkill River on PA 4042 in Minersville
Location
Minersville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
This bridge is slated for demolition and replacement.
History
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1992
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Span length: 63.0 ft.
Total length: 63.0 ft.
Deck width: 23.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.69028, -76.25639   (decimal degrees)
40°41'25" N, 76°15'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/393841/4505134 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Minersville
Average daily traffic (as of 2018)
4,609
Inventory numbers
PA 53 4042 0010 0082 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 30864 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31607 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 61.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 7, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • December 3, 2013: New Street View added by Brent Tindall
  • December 2, 2013: New photos from Alexander D. Mitchell IV

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