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Apollo Bridge (1938)

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Apollo Bridge

Photo provided by Troy Bittinger

BH Photo #131226

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker pony truss bridge over Kiskiminetas River on PA 66 in Apollo
Location
Apollo, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, and Armstrong County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced with concrete bridge
History
Built 1937-1938 by C.L. Johnson & Son Construction Co.; opened June 30, 1938; rehabilitated 1978, replaced in 2003
Builder
- C.L. Johnson & Son Construction Co. of Tioga County, Pennsylvania
Design
Six-span, 8-panel riveted Parker pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 117.1 ft.
Total length: 704.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.58031, -79.56899   (decimal degrees)
40°34'49" N, 79°34'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/621112/4493153 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Vandergrift
Inventory numbers
PA 64 0066 0430 2085 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 31815 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 13, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added builder & other info
  • February 12, 2017: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: Sequenced Bridge
  • January 4, 2009: New photos from Brian McKee
  • December 28, 2008: Updated by Brian McKee
  • December 17, 2008: Updated by Brian McKee

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