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Mill Street Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn in August 2009

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on Mill Street (Old PA 88) in Fredericktown-Millsboro
Location
Washington County, Pennsylvania
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1908 by American Bridge Co.
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Span length: 98.1 ft.
Total length: 98.1 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 19.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.98794, -79.99520   (decimal degrees)
39°59'17" N, 79°59'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/585785/4426902 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Carmichaels
Inventory numbers
PA 62 7101 9023 0001 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 35239 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31770 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2006)
Deck condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 14.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
500

Update Log 

  • June 18, 2017: Updated by Dave King: Specified design has alternating verticals
  • August 13, 2009: New photos from Brian McKee
  • August 12, 2009: New photo from James Baughn

Sources 

  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Mill Street Bridge
Posted January 31, 2014, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

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