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Farm School Road Bridge

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Farfm School Road -- September 19, 2009

Overview looking towards PA. Rt. 611

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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BH Photo #146695

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Tohickon Creek on Farm School Road in Ottsville.
Location
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1876 by the King Bridge Co.
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Bowstring pony truss. Webbing heavily modified
Dimensions
Span length: 104.0 ft.
Total length: 104.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Bucks County Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.45827, -75.15964   (decimal degrees)
40°27'30" N, 75°09'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/486464/4478634 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bedminster
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
150
Inventory numbers
PA 09 7009 0427 0183 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 07558 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30522 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 32.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 19, 2021: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • October 4, 2020: Updated by Art Suckewer: adjusted pin location to correct for map shift; noted webbing modification to design.
  • July 8, 2020: New photos from Patrick Gurwell
  • August 1, 2019: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • December 8, 2010: Updated by Bill Stephens: Added legal load limit
  • September 27, 2009: Updated by Raymond Klein: Added photo. Bedminster Twp to Name & City & Overview. USGS Bedminster to Doylestown, PA

Sources 

  • Raymond Klein - Bookshelfthe [at] msn [dot] com
  • Dana and Kay Klein
  • Patrick Gurwell - pgurwell [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com
  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com