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South Whitford Road Bridge

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Facts 

Note: The following information comes from the National Bridge Inventory and has not been verified.
Overview
Through truss bridge over South Whitford Road on Conrail
Location
Chester County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Railroad
- Conrail (CR)
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 521.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.96667, -75.58833   (decimal degrees)
39°58'00" N, 75°35'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/449755/4424223 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
West Chester
Inventory numbers
PA 15 3069 0050 0870 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 41512 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1905 (759)
Built during 1900s (6,789)
Chester County, Pennsylvania (149)
Conrail (1,018)
Open (38,203)
Pennsylvania (4,914)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,945)
Through truss (14,026)
Total length 500-1000 feet (2,659)
Truss (31,215)

Comments 

South Whitford Road Bridge
Posted July 29, 2009, by Anonymous

The dimensions are off for this bridge. According to a 2000 HAER report, the Whitford Bridge's Parker truss is 56'-0" deep at mid-span and measures 373'-l" from center to center of its endmost pins.

It is also reputedly owned by Norfolk Southern Railroad, transferred by Conrail in 1984.