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Messinger Street Bridge

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Messinger Street Bridge

Photo from The Morning Call

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #488263

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Overview
Concrete tee beam bridge over Martins Creek and Railroad (Norfolk Southern) on Messinger Street
Location
Bangor, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 2017
History
Built 1921
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad (DLW)
- Erie Lackawanna Railroad (EL)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Concrete tee beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 318.9 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.86002, -75.20630   (decimal degrees)
40°51'36" N, 75°12'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/482613/4523238 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bangor
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
4,014
Inventory numbers
PANBI 28690 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 53367 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • January 4, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • August 31, 2012: Added by Nathan Holth

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Messinger Street Bridge
Posted February 12, 2019, by Matt Mengel (matt_18064 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Replaced in 2016/2017