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Buffenmeyer Road Bridge

Buffenmeyer Road Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth and Rick McOmber

Bridge Documented: August 1, 2007

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Buffenmeyer Road Over Railroad (Norfolk Southern)
Location
Rural: Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1906 By Builder/Contractor: American Bridge Company of New York, New York

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
1994
Main Span Length
93 Feet (28 Meters)
Structure Length
93 Feet (28 Meters)
Roadway Width
18 Feet (5.49 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
647217069983170

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This bridge is designed with the peculiar affinity for designing a bridge with a "flat" appearance that accompanies a number of surviving highway-over-railroad bridges. This is due to the use of large plates and angles to form the truss web, rather than box beams.

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Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
40.312260,-79.459690

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