Little Elk Creek Bridge
Photo taken by nathan myers in March 2016
BH Photo #349896
I took Nathan Holth's name for this unusual truss type and called it a "Hybrid" truss, as it is mostly a polygonal Warren truss, but its center panel is arranged in a Pratt configuration.
- Pony truss bridge over Little Elk Creek on MD 545. Replaced by ugly plain concrete bridge.
- Cecil County, Maryland
- Open to traffic
- Built 1900; rehabilitated 1932. Replaced in 2011.
- "Hybrid" Pony truss
Length of largest span: 95.1 ft.
Total length: 98.1 ft.
Deck width: 26.9 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
- Also called
- Blue Ball Road Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +39.64213, -75.86670 (decimal degrees)
39°38'32" N, 75°52'00" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 18/425633/4388397 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Newark West
- Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
- Inventory number
- BH 19635 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of April 2018)
- Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 94.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com
- March 13, 2016: New photos from nathan myers
- September 14, 2010: Updated by Matthew Lohry: Updated location and truss type
- Matt Lohry
- Nathan Myers - nathanmyers94 [at] yahoo [dot] com