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Penn Manor Road Bridge

Penn Manor Road Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: June 3, 2012

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Penn Manor Road (PA-4010) Over Brush Creek Branch
Location
Manor: Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1929 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
41 Feet (12.5 Meters)
Structure Length
48 Feet (14.6 Meters)
Roadway Width
20 Feet (6.1 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
64401000200000

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Bridge Documentation

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This is a tiny concrete arch bridge. It originally had Pennsylvania's standard plan concrete balustrade railings, but unfortunately these were removed and replaced before the bridge was photographed. The bridge does retain a state standard bridge plaque.

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Discussion of Bridge

The 1929, reinforced concrete, skewed, closed spandrel deck arch bridge has concrete balustrades and concrete wingwalls. The bridge is an example of a common type with no distinctive or innovative details. Reinforced concrete bridges have been used with great frequency since the early 20th century. Neither the bridge nor its setting and context are historically or technologically noteworthy.

Discussion of Surrounding Area

The bridge carries a 2 lane road with sidewalks over a stream in a sparsely developed, rural area with scattered 20th century residences. The area does not appear to be a potential historic district, due to the presence of noncontributing resources like the electrical substation in the northeast quadrant.

Bridge Considered Historic By Survey: No

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