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Cayuta Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in April 2019

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BH Photo #471586

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Cayuta Creek on TR 937 in Sayre
Location
Sayre, Bradford County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
At risk for demolition and replacement. Section 106 underway.
History
Built ca. 1892 on Lehigh Valley Auburn Branch; abandoned by railroad in 1976
Railroad
- Lehigh Valley Railroad (LV)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 165.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.4 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.98827, -76.50753   (decimal degrees)
41°59'18" N, 76°30'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/375125/4649573 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sayre
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
1,200
Inventory numbers
PA 08 7204 0937 0000 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 30456 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 9.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 9, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • May 29, 2021: New Street View added by Geoff Hubbs
  • May 3, 2020: New photos from Patrick Gurwell
  • October 21, 2014: Updated by Ian Martin: Added categories "Rail-to-road", "Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad"
  • May 22, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is likely doomed.
  • April 23, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: Fixed GPS

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Comments 

Cayuta Creek Bridge
Posted May 29, 2021, by Luke

I think hose may be a post-conversion modification, like the stoplights.

Cayuta Creek Bridge
Posted May 29, 2021, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I'm not sure how accurate the 1892 date is. It may be correct, it may not be. The laced member at the mid panel is unusual. I don't believe that I have seen another railroad bridge with a member like this.