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Haynes Street Bridge

Haynes Street Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth and Rick McOmber

Bridge Documented: August 1, 2007

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Haynes Street Over Stonycreek River
Johnstown: Cambria County, Pennsylvania: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1922 By Builder/Contractor: Farris Engineering (Bridge) Company of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
109 Feet (33.2 Meters)
Structure Length
225 Feet (68.6 Meters)
Roadway Width
32.2 Feet (9.81 Meters)
2 Main Span(s)
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Bridge Documentation

This bridge no longer exists!

Bridge Status: Demolished and replaced.

View Archived National Bridge Inventory Report - Has Additional Details and Evaluation

Johnstown has a few concrete arch bridges, but some have been altered and/or demolished. This bridge remains without any alterations, and as such should be singled out as historic and worthy of preservation with attention paid to retaining its historic integrity. It is an attractive and traditionally composed structure. It includes balustrade railings and plaques are present on the bridge.

Information and Findings From Pennsylvania's Historic Bridge Inventory

Discussion of Bridge

The 1922, two span, 225'-long, reinforced concrete deck arch bridge is supported on concrete abutments and a spalling concrete pier. The Neo-Classical-style concrete balustrades have an exposed aggregate finish. The bridge is an example of a common type and design that was used with great frequency since the first decade of the 20th century. It has no innovative details. Reinforced concrete deck arch bridges are well-represented in the district. A total of 64 remain, including 48 built prior to 1920. Earlier, more complete examples better represent the technology (e.g., 07 7403 8012 3083).

Discussion of Surrounding Area

The bridge carries 3 lanes of traffic and 2 sidewalks over a river in a transition area between downtown and the Kernville section of Johnstown. The bridge is not within the Downtown Johnstown Historic District. The setting is characterized by post-WW II commercial development and loss due to demolition of residential structures. It does not have historic district potential.

Bridge Considered Historic By Survey: No


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