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Kellams Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Doug Kerr in February 2009

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BH Photo #174228

Map 

Street Views 

Description 

It is one of the few short-span wire-cable suspension bridges remaining in Pennsylvania. It was altered extensively in 1936.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Suspension bridge over Delaware River on SR 1018 (Kellams Bridge Road)
Location
Wayne County, Pennsylvania, and Sullivan County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1890; rehabilitated 1959
Builder
- David Kellam
Design
Wire suspension
Dimensions
Total length: 379.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.8 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.82334, -75.11331   (decimal degrees)
41°49'24" N, 75°06'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/490589/4630168 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Callicoon
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
272
Inventory numbers
PA 63 1018 0210 2089 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 31801 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2009)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 27 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 25, 2019: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • February 18, 2018: Updated by James Baughn: Merged duplicate pages
  • October 23, 2017: Updated by Matthew: Updated title and road conditions
  • January 13, 2015: HAER photos posted by Dave King
  • August 23, 2014: New photos from Patrick S. O'Donnell
  • October 16, 2011: Photos imported by James Baughn
  • August 25, 2010: New photos from Doug Kerr

Sources 

  • Bridgemeister.com
  • Doug Kerr
  • HAER PA-470 - Kellams Bridge, Spanning Delaware River at Stalker-Kellams Road (State Route 1018), Stalker, Wayne County, PA
  • Patrick S. O'Donnell - 1 [dot] 991km [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Dana and Kay Klein

Comments 

Kellams Bridge
Posted August 13, 2018, by Brianna Tarness (briannatarness82 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge is actually the last known remaining underspanned suspension bridge in the United States.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Underspanned_suspension_bridge

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kellams_Bridge