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Clark's Mills Bridge


Clark's Mills Through Truss

Photo taken by Brian McKee in May 2010


BH Photo #165758


Through truss bridge over Little Shenango River on TR 740
Mercer County, Pennsylvania
Built 1885 by Penn Bridge Co.
- Penn Bridge Co. of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt through truss
Span length: 82.0 ft.
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Little Shenango River Bridge
Mill Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.39977, -80.18688   (decimal degrees)
41°23'59" N, 80°11'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/567969/4583456 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
Inventory numbers
PA 43 7218 0740 1015 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 26217 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31287 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 10, 2017: Updated by Sherman Cahal: Very minor update.
  • October 9, 2011: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • November 14, 2010: New photos from Jason Smith
  • May 18, 2010: New photos from Brian McKee



Clark's Mills Bridge
Posted December 8, 2013, by Art S. (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Looks like this one will be coming down:


Clark's Mills Bridge
Posted October 9, 2011, by Janis Ford (jford3 [at] columbus [dot] rr [dot] com)

10/08/11 I couldn't see anything that had changed, but the survey stakes were all gone.

Little Shenango River Bridge
Posted June 21, 2009, by Janis Ford (jford3 [at] columbus [dot] rr [dot] com)

6/8/09 - Lots & lots of survey stakes at the bridge. You can see one in the photo just to the left of the bridge. Looks like they are going to bypass the bridge, which would straighten out the road.

Webmaster's note: The photo that was here has been incorporated into the main site.