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South Franklin Street Bridge


Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #144516

Street View 


Steel through arch bridge over Oil Creek on PA 8 (Franklin Street) in Titusville
Titusville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania
Open to traffic
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1981
- Karl A. Miller (Engineer)
- Tonawanda Engineering Corp. (Contractor)
Steel plate-girder tied through arch
Length of largest span: 180.1 ft.
Total length: 185.0 ft.
Deck width: 30.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.8 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.62271, -79.67324   (decimal degrees)
41°37'22" N, 79°40'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/610527/4608737 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Titusville South
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
Inventory numbers
PA 20 0008 0010 1971 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 12908 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30802 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 64.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 13, 2010: New Street View added by Jason Smith
  • August 7, 2009: Posted HAER photos


  • HAER PA-494 - Franklin Street Bridge, Spanning Oil Creek at Franklin Street (State Route 8), Titusville, Crawford County, PA
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Todd Wilson
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth


South Franklin Street Bridge
Posted June 13, 2011, by Sam Dickson (samd91 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This is being rehabilitated now, summer of 2011.

South Franklin Street Bridge
Posted June 21, 2009, by Janis Ford (jford3 [at] columbus [dot] rr [dot] com)

6/8/09 - Get rid of my comment on Perry St bridge. It was this South Franklin St bridge we drove through without photographing. Sorry.