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Lake Como-Hancock Bridge

Photos 

Lake Como-Hancock Bridge

looking north

Photo taken by Doug Kerr

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

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BH Photo #455202

Street View 

Description 

The Lake Como-Hancock Bridge is the first bridge upstream on the West Branch of the Delaware River after the main Delaware River splits at Hancock, New York. The Lake Como-Hancock Bridge is one of the only bridges on the West Branch that are still completely open for all traffic, as many bridges further upstream are covered bridges or other spans that are closed to traffic. The same applies for the East Branch of the Delaware River located on the other side of town.

Facts 

Overview
Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over West Branch Delaware River on PA 191
Location
Wayne County, Pennsylvania, and Delaware County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1937 by the American Bridge Co.
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Design
(2)8-panel, riveted Polygonal Warren through trusses.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 232.0 ft.
Total length: 465.9 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.8 ft.
Also called
Hancock-Buckingham Bridge
Hancock West Branch Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.95214, -75.29129   (decimal degrees)
41°57'08" N, 75°17'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/475857/4644503 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hancock
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
3,878
Inventory numbers
PA 63 0191 1200 1447 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 35488 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31797 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2008)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 57.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 10, 2022: Updated by Tony Dillon: Corrected truss type from a Parker to a Polygonal Warren.
  • June 10, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added builder
  • June 9, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added city and "Wayne County, PA" to location
  • October 25, 2021: New photos from Josh Schmid
  • July 19, 2021: New photos from Patrick Gurwell
  • August 22, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • August 22, 2020: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • April 16, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • August 27, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • October 23, 2017: Updated by Matthew: Updated bridge name & added description
  • July 28, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • May 28, 2010:

Sources 

  • Dana and Kay Klein
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Flickr
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Patrick Gurwell - pgurwell [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Josh Schmid
  • Paul Plassman
  • Paul Plassman

Comments 

Lake Como-Hancock Bridge
Posted June 10, 2022, by Paul Plassman

That is true.

Lake Como-Hancock Bridge
Posted June 10, 2022, by Luke

More like the inverse, since this page predates the other.

Lake Como-Hancock Bridge
Posted June 10, 2022, by Paul Plassman

This page needs to merged with https://bridgehunter.com/ny/delaware/1091700/