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New Bridge Road Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by nathan myers in May 2015

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BH Photo #349690

Description 

This bridge replaced an earlier 100-foot Burr Truss covered bridge built in 1859. The flood of late June, 1884 destroyed the covered bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Octoraro Creek on New Bridge Road
Location
Cecil County, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1884
Builder
- Patterson & Brown of Baltimore, Maryland
Design
Pin-connected, 9-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 128.0 ft.
Total length: 132.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.70679, -76.11511   (decimal degrees)
39°42'24" N, 76°06'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/404407/4395808 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rising Sun
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
1,230
Inventory number
BH 19637 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 36.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 8, 2016: New photos from nathan myers

Sources 

  • Nathan Myers - nathanmyers94 [at] yahoo [dot] com