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East Rock Road Bridge

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East Rock Road Bridge

The Morning Call: September 13 1976

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BH Photo #515712

Description 

Removed after the floor was collapsed by an overweight truck.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Dry Branch of Three Mile Run on East Rock Road
Location
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Status
Collapsed
History
Built ca. 1900
Design
5-panel, pinned Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.42209, -75.27044   (decimal degrees)
40°25'20" N, 75°16'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/477058/4474642 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95919 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

5-panel truss (557)
Bucks County, Pennsylvania (265)
Built during 1900s (7,629)
Collapsed (430)
Half-hip Pratt pony truss (565)
Lost (28,382)
Lost 1976 (107)
Lost during 1970s (939)
One-lane traffic (7,832)
Pennsylvania (5,726)
Pin-connected (4,677)
Pony truss (17,004)
Pratt pony truss (3,947)
Pratt truss (10,279)
Truss (35,374)
Wooden deck (6,160)

Update Log 

  • January 15, 2022: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added categories "5-panel truss", "One-lane traffic", "Pin-connected", "Wooden deck"
  • January 15, 2022: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com