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Cemetery Road Bridge

County Bridge Number 35

Cemetery Road Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth and Rick McOmber

Bridge Documented: May 26, 2007

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Cemetery Road (TR-532) Over Sugar Creek
Location
Rural: Bradford County, Pennsylvania: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1921 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
1952
Main Span Length
90 Feet (27 Meters)
Structure Length
90 Feet (27 Meters)
Roadway Width
16.4 Feet (5 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
87229053200350

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Bridge Documentation

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This bridge is a good example of a 1920s concrete arch bridge in Pennsylvania. Although some spalling appears present, the structure appears to be in good condition, both structurally and historically.

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Discussion of Bridge

The single span, 90'-long reinforced concrete closed spandrel deck arch bridge dated to 1921 is finished with pedimented, paneled concrete parapets. The bridge is an example of a type that was used in the county since 1910. The earlier examples better represent the technology in Bradford County. Neither the bridge nor its setting is historically or technologically distinguished.

Discussion of Surrounding Area

The single lane bridge carries an unimproved township road over a stream in a sparsely developed, forested area. The setting does not appear to have historic district potential.

Bridge Considered Historic By Survey: No

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