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Cornplanter Bridge

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Cornplanter Bridge over Allegheny Reservoir Pennsylvania

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Digital Visual Library

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BH Photo #273457

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Description 

Deck truss bridge built over flooded Kinzua Creek, to carry PA 59 over Allegheny Reservoir which was created by Kinzua Dam. Longest bridge in Warren County. Named after Cornplanter, a Seneca war chief and diplomat. Later renamed in 1978 for James Morrison, the first permanent settler in Kinzua Township, though the Cornplanter name is still commonly used.

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Overview
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Kinzua Creek on PA 59 (Kinzua Road)
Location
Warren County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1962
Design
Warren deck truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 299.9 ft.
Total length: 1,813.1 ft.
Deck width: 32.2 ft.
Also called
James Morrison Memorial Bridge
Kinzua Point Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.85687, -78.95763   (decimal degrees)
41°51'25" N, 78°57'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/669527/4635901 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cornplanter Bridge
Elevation
1409 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
PANBI 34011 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 59407 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 76.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
1,430

Update Log 

  • April 3, 2017: New photos from Dana and Kay Klein
  • January 27, 2014: New Street View added by Roger Deschner
  • January 26, 2014: Added by Roger Deschner

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