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Greenwich Bridge

Greenwich Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Elaine Deutsch

Bridge Documented: February 18, 2013

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Long Dam Road Over Sacony Creek
Location
Rural: Berks County, Pennsylvania: United States
Structure Type
Metal Through Girder, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1915 By Builder/Contractor: Reading Contracting Company of Reading, Pennsylvania

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
80 Feet (24 Meters)
Structure Length
82 Feet (25 Meters)
Roadway Width
17.4 Feet (5.3 Meters)
Spans
2 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
5404

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Bridge Documentation

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

This bridge at first glance looks like a concrete bridge. However it is a steel plate girder that is encased in concrete. The encasement appears to be an original detail. Spalling has exposed portions of the bottom chord of the girder, revealing this bridge's secret. Also, the panels in the concrete are an echo of the spaces between the ribs on the metal girder.

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