White Bridge Road Bridge
Photo taken by Todd Wilson in 2010
BH Photo #405394
Main girders built by American Bridge Co. for a railroad locomotive turntable formerly at Lewistown Junction, Pa., installed in 1902. Railroad turntable replaced with a larger turntable in 1929, and original girders sold to county for adaptive reuse.
Reports indicate bridge slated for replacement in 2018.
- Pony/through plate girder bridge over Frankstown Branch Juniata River on White Bridge Road Bridge (T427)
- Blair County, Pennsylvania
- Intact but closed to all traffic
- Future prospects
- Scheduled for demolition 2018, according to reports, but still standing March 2021
- Built 1929 using girders by American Bridge Co. built for railroad turntable
- - American Bridge Co. of New York (main girders, originally for railroad turntable)
- Through plate girder with unusual polygonal top chord. Main girders came from a railroad locomotive turntable formerly at Lewistown Junction, Mifflin County, Pa., installed in 1902 and replaced in 1929.
Length of largest span: 73.2 ft.
Total length: 113.9 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +40.44639, -78.33917 (decimal degrees)
40°26'47" N, 78°20'21" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 17/725655/4480704 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Average daily traffic (as of 2018)
- Inventory numbers
- PANBI 05915 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 53368 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of July 2018)
- Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 16.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com
- March 3, 2021: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: History and construction details added/corrected
- February 11, 2018: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Bridge slated for demolition; details added
- December 26, 2017: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Recycled Turntable"
- August 31, 2012: Added by Nathan Holth