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Winding Road Bridge

Winding Road Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: August 26, 2019

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Winding Road (PA-1020) Over Fishing Creek
Location
Rural: Columbia County, Pennsylvania: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1955 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown and Engineer/Design: Pennsylvania State Highway Department

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
1976
Main Span Length
60 Feet (18.3 Meters)
Structure Length
126 Feet (38.4 Meters)
Roadway Width
24.3 Feet (7.41 Meters)
Spans
2 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
12631

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Bridge Documentation

This bridge is an excellent representative example of a 1950s steel stringer bridge, noted for its lack of alteration including original railings.

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Discussion of Bridge

The 2 span, 126'-long steel stringer bridge built in 1955 is supported on a concrete substructure and has standard 1950s metal railings. The bridge has an open grid steel deck. It has no innovative or distinguishing details and is a late example of the most common, mid-20th century bridge type in the state. The bridge is not technologically noteworthy. It is one of many pre-1956 steel stringer bridges in Pennsylvania. The setting does not appear to be historically significant.

Discussion of Surrounding Area

The bridge carries a 2 lane state highway over a stream in a predominantly wooded area with sparse development. The area does not appear to have historic district potential.

Bridge Considered Historic By Survey: No

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