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Buck Run Road Bridge

Buck Run Road Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Elaine Deutsch

Bridge Documented: March 29, 2013

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Buck Run Road (Gum Tree Road) Over Buck Run
Location
Rural: Chester County, Pennsylvania: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1929 By Builder/Contractor: Dalton Brothers and Engineer/Design: Pennsylvania State Highway Department

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
60 Feet (18 Meters)
Structure Length
62 Feet (19 Meters)
Roadway Width
30 Feet (9.14 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
15304300603382

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Bridge Documentation

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This bridge is a standard concrete arch bridge in Pennsylvania. It has state standard railings that remain unaltered on the bridge.

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Discussion of Bridge

The one span, 62'-long, closed spandrel arch bridge has concrete balustrades, and is supported on concrete abutments with wingwalls. Built in 1929, the bridge is a standard design of the state highway department. It has no distinctive or technologically significant details, and is a late example of the concrete arch bridge type that came into widespread use in the 1910s. The bridge is not significant for its technology, setting, or context.

Discussion of Surrounding Area

The bridge carries a 2 lane road over a stream in a sparsely developed, rural area with 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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