Watts Mill Road Bridge
Interesting eye bars are being revealed. What amazing engineering.
- Continuous two-span pony truss bridge over Little Beaver Creek on Watts Mill Road
- Beaver County, Pennsylvania
- Removed and restored by Workin' Bridges under preservation via ownership contract and BACH Steel under interim ownersip contract. Beaver County will be final owner.
- Built 1878 by the Penn Bridge Co.
- - Penn Bridge Co. of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
- Continuous Pratt pony truss
Total length: 108.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 22, 1988
- Also called
- Watts Mill Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +40.79055, -80.49386 (decimal degrees)
40°47'26" N, 80°29'38" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 17/542701/4515629 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- New Galilee
- Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
- Inventory numbers
- PA 04 4009 0060 0000 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
NRHP 88000868 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
PANBI 03740 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30368 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of October 2016)
- Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 15.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com
- January 13, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
- June 11, 2018: Updated by Nathan Holth: Adjusted builder name to Penn Bridge Co.
- September 15, 2016: Updated by Clark Vance: Added categories "Wrought Iron", "Pin-connected"
- March 2, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King