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Hale Road Bridge

Hale Road Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: May 6, 2013

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Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Hale Road (TR-628) Over East Sandy Creek
Location
Rural: Venango County, Pennsylvania: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1904 By Builder/Contractor: Rochester Bridge and Construction Company of Rochester, New York
Rehabilitation Date
1994
Main Span Length
56.0 Feet (17.1 Meters)
Structure Length
61.0 Feet (18.6 Meters)
Roadway Width
13.5 Feet (4.11 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
Inventory Number
33910

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This bridge is noteworthy as an example of the Rochester Bridge and Construction Company. Few bridges built by this company remain. By the way, the Historic Bridge Inventory's finding that there are 16 pin connected truss bridges in the county is far outdated, as the number is much smaller and shrinking rapidly.

Information and Findings From Pennsylvania's Historic Bridge Inventory

Discussion of Bridge

The bridge carries 1 lane of an unimproved road over a stream in a sparsely developed, forested setting.

Discussion of Surrounding Area

The 1904, pin connected, 61'-long, Pratt pony truss bridge with the floor beams above the lower chords is supported on ashlar abutments with flared wingwalls. The bridge has built up upper chords, and verticals. The lower chords and diagonals are eye bars. The bridge is a late example of a common technology and it has no distinctive details. Sixteen pin connected truss bridges ranging in date from 1880 to 1904 remain in the county. Earlier examples represent the significance of the technology.

Bridge Considered Historic By Survey: No

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