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Buffenmeyer Road Bridge

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Photo taken by Brian McKee in May 2009

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BH Photo #139781

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Conrail Mainline on Buffenmeyer Road
Location
Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1906 by the American Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1994
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroad
- Conrail (CR)
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 92.9 ft.
Total length: 92.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.31167, -79.46000   (decimal degrees)
40°18'42" N, 79°27'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/630856/4463488 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Latrobe
Inventory numbers
PA 64 7217 0699 8317 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 36969 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31824 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2009)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 38.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
200

Update Log 

  • January 20, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • May 7, 2009: New photos from Brian McKee

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