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Seward Bridge

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Seward Pony Truss

Photo taken by Brian McKee 10-30-2010

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BH Photo #185177

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on PA 56
Location
Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1930 by American Bridge Co.; rehabilitated ca. 1985
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Polygonal Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 108.9 ft.
Total length: 417.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.41604, -79.02064   (decimal degrees)
40°24'58" N, 79°01'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/667933/4475816 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Florence
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
5,239
Inventory numbers
PA 64 0056 0330 1844 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 36018 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31834 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2012)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 3 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 9, 2018: Updated by Nathan Holth: Demolished and replaced.
  • November 8, 2010: New photos from Brian McKee
  • May 28, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn

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