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West Newton Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Brian McKee in May 2009

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BH Photo #140821

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Youghiogheny River on PA 136 in West Newton
Location
Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1907; rehabilitated 1984
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.1 ft.
Total length: 490.2 ft.
Deck width: 23.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.21000, -79.77000   (decimal degrees)
40°12'36" N, 79°46'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/604671/4451790 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Donora
Inventory numbers
PA 64 0136 0050 1938 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 36123 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31837 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2009)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 30.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
6,936

Update Log 

  • March 12, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • March 11, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • March 17, 2011: New Street View added by Jason Smith
  • June 1, 2009: New photos from Brian McKee

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Comments 

West Newton Bridge
Posted August 20, 2008, by Jay Nicks (jnicks11 [at] juno [dot] com)

Simple Truss