This bridge is not particularly significant but it is attractive with its concrete balustrade-like railings (a standard design in Pennsylvania) and its lined abutments. It is of interest as an example of a grade separation for two two-lane roads, something that occasionally occurs in Pennsylvania, in some cases perhaps the result of accommodating the uneven terrain. An access road near the bridge provides access between the two roads.
Information and Findings From Pennsylvania's Historic Bridge Inventory
Discussion of Bridge
The 31'-long T beam bridge built in 1941 is supported on horizontally scored reinforced concrete abutments with wingwalls. It is finished with standard concrete balustrades, which are faced with metal guiderails. It is one of over 2351 pre-1956 T beam bridges in the state. Neither the bridge nor its setting are historically or technologically significant. T beam bridges were used in Pennsylvania with great frequency since the late 1910s.
Discussion of Surrounding Area
The bridge carries a 2 lane road over a 2 lane state highway in a rural area of active farms and scattered residences.
Bridge Considered Historic By Survey: No
Original / Full Size Photos
|A collection of overview and detail photos. This gallery offers photos in the highest available resolution and file size in a touch-friendly popup viewer. Alternatively, Browse Without Using Viewer|
Mobile Optimized Photos
|A collection of overview and detail photos. This gallery features data-friendly, fast-loading photos in a touch-friendly popup viewer. Alternatively, Browse Without Using Viewer|
Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
View Bridge Location In:
© Copyright 2003-2020, HistoricBridges.org. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer: HistoricBridges.org is a volunteer group of private citizens. HistoricBridges.org is NOT a government agency, does not represent or work with any governmental agencies, nor is it in any way associated with any government agency or any non-profit organization. While we strive for accuracy in our factual content, HistoricBridges.org offers no guarantee of accuracy. Information is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. Information could include technical inaccuracies or errors of omission. Opinions and commentary are the opinions of the respective HistoricBridges.org member who made them and do not necessarily represent the views of anyone else, including any outside photographers whose images may appear on the page in which the commentary appears. HistoricBridges.org does not bear any responsibility for any consequences resulting from the use of this or any other HistoricBridges.org information. Owners and users of bridges have the responsibility of correctly following all applicable laws, rules, and regulations, regardless of any HistoricBridges.org information.