This bridge looks like an all-concrete bridge, but it isn't It is a steel stringer bridge with its beams encased in concrete, with concrete abutments and railings to complete the look. The bridge retains historic integrity with no major alterations detected.
Information and Findings From Pennsylvania's Historic Bridge Inventory
Discussion of Bridge
The one span, 28'-long, encased steel stringer bridge built in 1928 is supported on a concrete substructure and has paneled concrete parapets. Concrete encasement was favored because it provided protection for the steel and eliminated the need to periodically paint the beams. A representative example of one of the most common, mid-20th century bridge types and designs in the state, it has no innovative or distinguishing details. It is one of 639
Discussion of Surrounding Area
The bridge carries a 2 lane road over a stream in a rural area of active farms and scattered late-20th century residences. The setting does not appear to have historic district potential.
Bridge Considered Historic By Survey: No
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