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Bender Bridge Road Bridge

Photo 

Bridgemapper.com photo

Photo taken by Todd Wilson in March 2009

BH Photo #404992

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Elk Lick Creek on TR 504 (Bender Bridge Road)
Location
Somerset County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1885; rehabilitated 1993
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.9 ft.
Total length: 47.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.81167, -79.06667   (decimal degrees)
39°48'42" N, 79°04'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/665486/4408642 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Meyersdale
Inventory numbers
PA 55 7224 0504 3067 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 31906 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31621 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2009)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
25

Categories 

19th Century (6,182)
Built 1885 (149)
Built during 1880s (1,645)
NR-eligible (3,971)
One-lane traffic (7,424)
Open (36,584)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pennsylvania (4,188)
Pony truss (15,052)
Pratt pony truss (3,180)
Pratt truss (8,020)
Somerset County, Pennsylvania (102)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,581)
Structurally deficient (18,433)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,860)
Truss (29,448)
Wooden deck (5,864)

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