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Sheeder Mill Road Bridge

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over French Creek on Sheeder Mill Road
Location
Chester County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1887; rehabilitated 1960
Builders
- Jacob Fox
- Robert Russell
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 84.0 ft.
Total length: 87.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Hall's Sheeder Bridge
Sheeder Hall Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.15108, -75.62786   (decimal degrees)
40°09'04" N, 75°37'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/446524/4444714 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pottstown
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
261
Inventory numbers
PA 15 7015 0491 0194 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 10707 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30687 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 64.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 29, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • March 6, 2010: Updated by Joshua Collins: corrected gps coordinates
  • February 26, 2009: New photo from Raymond Klein

Sources 

  • Raymond Klein - Bookshelfthe [at] msn [dot] com
  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Sheeder Mill Road Bridge
Posted October 29, 2013, by Bob Molzahn (rfm1949 [at] comcast [dot] net)

Sheeder Mill Bridge was rehabilitated by PA DOT around 2010 and looks completely different then it did before although its historic structure was maintained.