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Licking Creek Bridge

Photo 

Licking Creek Bridge

1938 view

Photo from Maryland DOT

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

View this photo at preservationmaryland.org

BH Photo #470080

Facts 

Overview
Wichert deck girder/truss bridge over Licking Creek on US 40
Location
Washington County, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1938
Design
Wichert deck truss/girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.1 ft.
Total length: 306.1 ft.
Deck width: 25.9 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.65333, -78.04500   (decimal degrees)
39°39'12" N, 78°02'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/753529/4393455 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cherry Run
Average daily traffic (as of 2018)
1,092
Inventory number
BH 19789 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 77.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1938 (899)
Built during 1930s (12,169)
Deck truss (1,925)
Maryland (831)
NR-eligible (4,109)
Open (40,968)
Owned by state (16,561)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,554)
Total length 250-500 feet (5,511)
Truss (35,482)
US 40 (143)
Washington County, Maryland (102)
Wichert truss (4)

Update Log 

  • May 24, 2022: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added Wichert truss
  • April 12, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

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