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Collins Street Bridge

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Overview
Deck truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Collins Street in Pottsville
Location
Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built ca. 1892; rehabilitated ca. 1950
Design
Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Total length: 292.0 ft.
Deck width: 30.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.68342, -76.18606   (decimal degrees)
40°41'00" N, 76°11'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/399773/4504291 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pottsville
Inventory numbers
PA 53 7301 0000 0001 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 30982 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31577 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2007)
Deck condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 19.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1979)
600

Update Log 

  • March 14, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • January 31, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected GPS

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Collins Street Bridge
Posted March 11, 2014, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

thanks luke.as you know,nothing gets done overnight anymore.let me know when this bridge meets its end.see if you can find out if possible.thanks.keep in touch.

Collins Street Bridge
Posted January 31, 2014, by Luke Harden (lukemh9 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Based on the Google Maps aerial imagery, it still exists, although it's demolition has been proposed by the PA DOT

Collins Street Bridge
Posted January 31, 2014, by george oakley (georgeoaklety49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

does anyone know the current status of this structurally deficient bridge?please let me know.thanks.