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Hunter Station Bridge (Original)

Photos 

North Portal

Photo taken by Mark Yurina

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BH Photo #351462

Map 

Street View 

Videos 

Hunter Station bridge tour 1 of 2

Traveling from north to south across the bridge on US 62.

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Hunter Station bridge tour 2 of 2

Traveling from south to north across the bridge on US 62.

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Demolition

Facebook video by Ashton Obenrader

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Allegheny River on US 62 (Hunter Station Road)
Location
Forest County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1971, bypassed, demolished Oct. 2017
Builder
- P. I. Cox Construction Co.
Design
Pratt half-through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 276.9 ft.
Total length: 1,050.9 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.47230, -79.49918   (decimal degrees)
41°28'20" N, 79°29'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/625317/4592276 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
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Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
1,117
Inventory numbers
PA 27 0062 0020 0000 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 17192 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30932 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 3.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 9, 2021: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • August 25, 2018: New photos from Brian Manville
  • October 4, 2017: New video from Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • June 25, 2017: New video from Brian Manville
  • June 14, 2017: Updated by Brian Manville: Recent article on construction of new bridge added
  • August 8, 2016: Updated by Nathan Holth: Updated planned demolition date.
  • April 12, 2016: New photos from Mark Yurina
  • September 19, 2010: New Street View added by Matthew Lohry
  • September 19, 2010: New photo from Doug Kerr
  • August 27, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.

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Comments 

Hunter Station Bridge replacement
Posted June 14, 2017, by Brian Manville

Work has begun on installing the new bridge - per the attached article, they are installing the new piers about 100 feet from the existing bridge. Detours won't begin before July 5, 2017.

http://www.exploreclarion.com/2017/02/28/work-on-hunter-stat...

Allegheny River Bridge
Posted October 23, 2010, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

PennDOT must have decided Missouri was "having all the fun" blowing up historic spans.

Allegheny River Bridge
Posted October 23, 2010, by Leah Scott (alexisfan13 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I saw a video of this being shot down so it's gone now.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nW42bvbmJLk http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nW42bvbmJLk