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Rodgers Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Janis Ford

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BH Photo #216790

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on TR 487
Location
Washington County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1890
Builders
- Columbia Bridge Co. (successor to)
- Columbia Bridge Works of Dayton, Ohio
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 50.9 ft.
Total length: 50.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.12333, -80.47333   (decimal degrees)
40°07'24" N, 80°28'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/544875/4441579 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Claysville
Average daily traffic (as of 1993)
90
Inventory numbers
PA 62 7209 0487 4004 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 35271 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31785 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 43 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 28, 2019: Updated by Art Suckewer: Added likely builder
  • July 24, 2011: New photos from Luke Harden

Sources 

Comments 

Rodgers Bridge
Posted May 28, 2019, by Art S. (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

My guess is that this is a later CBW bridge probably around 1885.

Regards,

Art S.

Rodgers Bridge
Posted May 28, 2019, by Art S. (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)