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Posted September 7, 2013, by John Baum (baumgrenze [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I've long been curious about the asymmetry of decoration on the western railing of this bridge. I assume that it dates from 1913 (or perhaps 1930, based on the photo posted by Brian Smith:

San Francisquito Creek Bridge - Date stamp - west side - from creek - Photo taken by Brian Smith in February 2011

and that when the bridge was widened in 1955 the eastern railing was completely replaced.

I've attached 2 photos. The San Mateo County end has a carved stone or cast concrete abutment cap whereas the Santa Clara County end is devoid of decoration. Was this always so or was this commented upon by the press when the bridge that incorporated these details was finished?

It would make an interesting bit of history.

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Posted September 6, 2013, by Will Schutz (wills [at] austin [dot] rr [dot] com)

Replaced in ~2012

Posted September 2, 2013, by Jeff crocker (Jbcbama [at] gmail [dot] com)

I would like to know how much clearance there is for a boat to pass under this bridge.

Thank you

Jeff

Posted August 28, 2013, by Kirk Farris (kirkfarris [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

On the National Register of Historic Places..girders improve the strength and life of the span. Called a Bendix Moment Method..like a suspension bridge at the speed of concrete.

Posted August 26, 2013, by Robert Froyd (r [dot] froyd [at] verizon [dot] net)

This bridge was near my old bus stop in the 1950s & 1960s near the Essler homestead (100' NE) and the coal patch of Boxcartown (200'North). It is also located 50' West of the former Essler School located between SR4033 & Lyons Run. ( school gone prior to 1952).

Any on with with any photos of Boxcartown and it's surrounds, please contact me. r.froyd@verizon.net

Posted August 23, 2013, by Suzanne Dunn (Suzleedunn [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge is being traveled by heavy Quarry Dump trucks, heavy 18 wheel trucks, couple size 18 wheel open top dump trucks as well as cars.

This bridge as well as Valleybrook Rd should not have heavy trucks coming across this bridge or driving on the residential road . Any suggestions?

I am a home owner of a historical home near this bridge on Valleybrook Rd, Chester Heights PA 19017

Posted August 23, 2013, by Scott Newman (Snewman1209 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Not much of a notable bridge, but it's on the road tht takes you to some great fishing!

Posted August 23, 2013, by Domenico A Ruggiero (dman22053 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I own a cabin at the end of Pine Flats road. "Camp #19-C-118", The Black Diamond. I went up to cut the grass about 1 month ago and the road was excavated with very largs gocks. What is up with that? I made it back but will not try it again. My tires were all sliced up on the sidewalls. Is it going to stay this way. I can't get to my cabin! Can somebody please give me a call on what's going on. 570-992-3105 Thank you Very Much. Domenico

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Posted August 21, 2013, by Karen (boeckk [at] bimba [dot] com)

Been watching the work progress daily on the way to work via Central Ave. Wondering when the work is projected to be completed. I miss using this bridge for an alternate way home (via the scenic route).

Any information?

Thanks, Karen

Posted August 20, 2013, by Anonymous

its getting fixed

Posted August 17, 2013, by William Rossman (mlffreakazoid [at] gmail [dot] com)

True coordinates are 33.400572,-84.584566. The current map location shows it is about a mile northwest of the actual location

Posted August 17, 2013, by W. Allen Morris (christianman0722 [at] gmail [dot] com)

The map does not show the bridge on SR 34.

Posted August 16, 2013, by Tom Battocletti (tom [dot] battocletti [at] gmail [dot] com)

How did this road become known as "Brunnerdale Road?" Where did the name come from?

Posted August 14, 2013, by peter weiss (7859 [at] gmail [dot] com)

In 1992 it was recommended that this bridge be replaced because of substantial deficiencies.

Posted August 14, 2013, by peter weis (peter7859 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge is in emergency need of culvert replacement that convey storm water from east and west bound storm water ditches.

The culvert on the northeast side is completely destroyed, and water is building at an alarming rate, and what water is being drained is going around the destroyed culvert and aggravating an already critical scour situation.

In addition, this bridge has had significant traffic increase since 2008. A "dirt pit" has been opened east of Cow Pen Slough. 20 yard fully load dump trucks cross this bridge all day every day. There has been a national veteran's cemetery built on the east side of the bridge.

Semi trucks delivering crypts cross this bridge frequently, along with semi trucks delivering goods from Arcadia to the west coast of Fl.

SR 72 in this area has a dedicated east and west bound bike lane. However, at the bridge the bike lane is unavailable do to the existing deck width. This creates a significant safety issue for bicycle traffic.

The drainage culvert(s) mentioned above are submerged by about six feet. This is due to unmaintained silting issues at the slough.

The alternate route is recorded as the north entrance to Myakka State Park, which crosses the Myakka River. If Cow Pen Slough is flooded to the point that the bridge is unsafe, then it is fair to assume the north exit bridge at Myakka will be closed as well due to flooding.

Posted August 14, 2013, by Gail Bennett (sweetpea2bk [at] gmail [dot] com)

Bridge is now out. Closed by SC on June 4, 2013. 2 support pilings have been washed out in the riverbed.

Posted August 11, 2013, by James Meadows (pipeseller101 [at] aol [dot] com)

How do the ditches get their names, and what if any sort of significance do they carry?

Posted August 9, 2013, by Jim (rapierlynx [at] yahoo [dot] com)

BRIDGE CLOSED due to multiple structural red flags, July 2013.

Scheduled to be replaced in 2014

Posted August 4, 2013, by NE2 (neroute2 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This is the replacement for a 1927 bridge: http://bridgehunter.com/wv/fayette/bh38116/

Posted August 4, 2013, by Sunny Side Up (waldorick [at] windstream [dot] net)

You're right. The bridge looks horrible now. There is something like a large PVC pipe sticking up near the bridge. I don't know what that PVC pipe is for, but it looks bad. I have a lot of memories at that bridge at Black Creek. Growing up it was a wonderful swimming hole that me, my family, and my friends loved. I remember the water being so cold and the water current flowing so fast. Now I guess the property is owned by someone who doesn't want anyone using the waterhole as there are signs that read "No Trespassing". It makes me feel sad to see such a wonderful swimming hole being unused and being left in such a poor condition. My husband and I drove out this way yesterday. I asked my husband to stop the car so I could get a closer look at the creek. I'm glad I still have my wonderful memories of Black Creek, but sad that the creek is not being used for families to enjoy swimming and that the bridge has an ugly PVC pipe attached to it. Wish someone would change the way it looks now and make it beautiful once again. :)

Posted July 29, 2013, by Mitch Hall (Mitch [dot] Hall [at] dot [dot] state [dot] fl [dot] us)

Actual Coordinates 30.405406,-81.75364

Posted July 28, 2013, by Daniel Timothy Dey

If this is structurally deficient, the neighborhood had better let the NYSDOT fix this bridge without interference from the anti-highway zealots.

Posted July 28, 2013, by Bob Folty (rf58 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

with all that heavy truck traffic --- how much longer can that bridge take it? it is the roughest bridge i ever drove over.

Posted July 22, 2013, by Much concerned (Kjacks0000 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Construction for replacing this bridge began May 2013 the old Bridge was removed. There is been no work for the past six weeks. Scheduled completion is August 9. This date cannot be met. Construction on the new bridge has not even began. Road is been closed for three months and will be Indefinitely. This causes major inconvenience for people who travel on this road, including a public school bus. Safety is also a concern as there is no bank protection, shoring nor non removeable barricades to keep children out from this creek.

Posted July 21, 2013, by NE2 (neroute2 [at] gmail [dot] com)

"1.0 MI E. OF LIVINGSTON C[OUNTY]" seems to be the minor stream crossing at N 37.03310 W 88.20798. In addition, a 1955 topo shows that US 62 had not yet been built at the location of this NBI record (which is Poplar Creek, not Flat Creek): http://ims.er.usgs.gov/gda_services/download?item_id=5294364&quad=Eddyville&state=KY&grid=15X15&series=Map%20GeoPDF

Posted July 15, 2013, by Anonymous

its getting worked on

Posted July 15, 2013, by Anonymous

its getting worked on

Posted July 14, 2013, by AMM (meiringamm [at] gmail [dot] com)

Please explain why they call this "Germantown" Road?

Posted July 6, 2013, by Stephen Kokoska (xtevencom [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Here's a couple of photos I took in May, 2013

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Posted July 5, 2013, by Mike

MaineDOT announced today that they are going to permanently remove the lower vehicle deck of this bridge, as it would be cost prohibitive to repair or replace it.

http://bangordailynews.com/2013/07/05/news/mdot-plans-to-remove-crumbling-car-deck-from-brunswick-bridge/

Posted July 3, 2013, by Craig Cook (Hdwvu6977 gmail [dot] com)

How high off the water is the main bridge deck?

Posted July 2, 2013, by Pete (pjordan [at] drcog [dot] org)

Actual Coordinates should be:

Lat: 40.410006432566

Long: -104.620319479576

Posted June 29, 2013, by Ugly my arse
Posted June 25, 2013, by Steven M. Kish, Jr (skish271571mi [at] comcast [dot] net)

This bridge was NOT built in 1956, but had its creosote soaked block decking replaced by concrete then. This span may be the last remaining section of the original Belle Isle Michigan bridge build between 1887 and 1889, and was destroyed by fire in April of 1915. The 1887 Belle Isle bridge also had the same roadbed of creosote soaked wood blocks. The Belle Isle bridge was replaced by the current bridge in 1923.

Posted June 18, 2013, by JoEllen Reed (jobetjo [at] att [dot] net)

Couple of questions: How did you determine that CSX owns this bridge??

What does [27] mean after Owner: Railroad [27]?

What does Recommended work [31] mean?

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Posted June 17, 2013, by seamus (wissio [at] hotmai [dot] com)

is there a way to narrow a search more specifically as to locale? wishing that the locations were designated as to town, making it easier for a rank amateur like myself to find a bridge. or am i missing something?

Posted June 11, 2013, by Earth's Internet (bakersdon [at] yahoo [dot] com)

It has massive amounts of horrible graffiti all over and under the bridge.

Posted June 8, 2013, by Anonymous

It's the Des Plaines River, not Desplaines. Better known as the Ruby Street Bridge. It was most recently rehabilitated between July and November of 2012. I don't know whether/how many steel beams were replaced, so there may be some previous historic mill marks missing from the original 1930s bridge.

Posted June 8, 2013, by M.R. Traska (mrtraska [at] gmail [dot] com)

It's the Des Plaines River, *not* Desplaines, better known as the Jefferson Street Bridge in Joliet.

Posted June 5, 2013, by B Moran (cbuilders [at] windstream [dot] net)

For what purpose was the Ocklawaha River Bridge built? Why the height, and span?

Posted June 4, 2013, by Anonymous

The map icon for this bridge is wrong. It should be closer to 30.319544,-89.322638

Posted June 4, 2013, by Sandra Kalas (sskk73 [at] fairpoint [dot] net)

has been replaced recently--2011-12

Posted June 4, 2013, by Pete (pjordan [at] drcog [dot] org)

Location should be:

Lat: 40.0088695359845

Long: -104.923984806991

Posted June 2, 2013, by Max Ingersoll (mji70 [at] mei [dot] net)

why do they call it the Floating Bridge? did it float at one time? how did it work?

Posted May 31, 2013, by Anonymous

Bridge removed and precast concrete arch culvert installed for Rails to Trails. Grade crossing. 2013

Posted May 31, 2013, by Anonymous

Replaced in 2012

Posted May 30, 2013, by Local Resident (nofeedbackwanted [at] itstolatenow [dot] com)

This is the worst intersection design on the face of the planet. It's dangerous because it's confusing to motorists. It denies naturally intuitive acces to businesses. A motorist exiting from 35E does not know to procede/turn south on the service road to access the now closed gas station because, despite the signage, the access road looks like a south bound entrance ramp to the freeway. To make matters worse, there is not a left turn lane off of west bound hwy 14 to get into the businesses. This intersection design caused business owners to claim bankruptcy, employees to lose their jobs and motorists to be confused. At the very least, a left turn lane should be created to allow access to the gas station, Dairy Queen and other businesses.

Posted May 30, 2013, by Pete (pjordan [at] drcog [dot] org)

Correct location should be at coordinates:

Lat: 39.8707480391839

Long: -104.873897766973

Posted May 29, 2013, by Jack Brant (sclowyemac [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I am very familiar with these bridges and although I will agree with the aesthetic description of these bridges, the landscape surrounding them is very beautiful.

Posted May 28, 2013, by cvance (cvacne [at] dogmail [dot] com)

The corrected location is on the bridgehunter site.

Posted May 26, 2013, by Anonymous

This bridge does not cross the Yellow River. The waterway is Sweetwater Creek.

Posted May 25, 2013, by Anonymous

the bridge is geting fixed

Posted May 25, 2013, by Anonymous

the bridge is geting fixed

Posted May 23, 2013, by Ken (nbrowser [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Yep today May 23 2013 the north span collapsed, bridge closed indefinitely.

Posted May 23, 2013, by Jimi Burleigh (jimi [at] InDarkestAmerica [dot] com)

At just after 7:00pm this evening (23-May-2013) the northernmost section of the Skagit River Bridge collapsed into the Skagit River. Why wasn't this bridge replaced over a decade ago?

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Posted May 23, 2013, by David Sponheim (americasthirdparty [at] gmail [dot] com)

This Bridge should have been condemned in 1992! Why did WSDOT spend $1.3 million on an unnecessary road at Sharps Corner, instead of repairing this bridge!

Posted May 20, 2013, by CLAYTON BIGBESYS (CLAYTONBIGBESYS [at] YAHOO [dot] COM)

THIS BRIDGE IS IN BAD SHAPE

Posted May 19, 2013, by jane Lenoir (jane [dot] lenoir [at] thc [dot] state [dot] tx [dot] us)

There are two bridges at that location, but I do not see the old Woodson Bridge listed. It was built in 1896 and sits beside the new concrete bridge, but since it is one of the few suspension bridges left, I would have thought it would be listed. Or have I just overlooked it?

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Posted May 18, 2013, by Thomas E Sandidge (TSandidge [at] KBengineers [dot] com)

Some of the information posted is not correct. The trestle is/was a railroad trestle. Originally, it was on the N&W mainline into downtown Lynchburg. The line just north of this trestle was abandoned at the end of 1964 (or early 1965) to near the Hollin's Mill tunnel. The trestle itself was abandoned by the railroad [NS]in 2000.

There is no way the traffic volume on this was 16,000; perhaps this is the street traffic below?

Posted May 18, 2013, by Daniel Thompson

Bridge Photos

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Posted May 14, 2013, by Daniel Thompson

Bridge Photos

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Taro Ditch spanned by I-10 in CA
Posted May 13, 2013, by Carson (tediseasy [at] gmail [dot] com)

There are seemingly hundreds of potential waterways spanned by Interstate 10 in the desert between Indio & Phoenix. Each of them is named, rather improbably in my estimation. Were all of those washes and ditches named before they were spanned and the NBI established, or was the naming process something that happened concurrently with their construction, OR subsequently after the inventory and inspection conventions were mandated?

Thanks!

Posted May 13, 2013, by james wright (lankyw [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Sorry I was thinking of the Parkdale Bridge. Very near by . That bridge is the one that was removed and blocked off .

Posted May 13, 2013, by James Wright (Lankyw [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This Bridge is gone. and road is blocked off by the City of Dallas. No Traffic or Bridge!

Posted May 12, 2013, by Daniel Thompson

Bridge Photos

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Posted May 10, 2013, by N Long

3454'24.55" N 11705'40.93" W

this is the correct location of this bridge

Big Four Ditch, Ford County, IL
Posted May 7, 2013, by Ron Palmer (ron [at] autowc [dot] com)

How did the ditch gets its name? Thanks.

Posted May 4, 2013, by Olivia Williamson Braddy (olbraddy [at] pineland [dot] net)

Leave the damned bridge alone! It doesn't need to be widened!

Posted May 3, 2013, by linda green (abegail194 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I am wondering if the name Linkay is incorrect, it could be Lindsay. My Lindsay lived near Troy, SC which was once known as the 96th district, then Abbeville, SC. Later McCormick, SC. My Lindsays arrived from Belfast N. Ireland to Charleston, SC in 1767. Thank you for the map and hope I have been helpful.

Posted May 3, 2013, by Phillip

This creek is named "WILLIAMS CREEK", not "WILLIAMSON CREEK"

Posted May 3, 2013, by Phillip

This should be "HINDS BRANCH" rather than "HINES BRANCH"

Posted May 1, 2013, by Eldon Nifong (ebnifong [at] gmail [dot] com)

Piers show heavy rust erosion. The seams on road surface

Are gapped and uneven. The neighbor near bridge continuly attempting

to fill or otherwise reduce bump, b

ump noise from vehicles.

Posted May 1, 2013, by Pete (pjordan [at] drcog [dot] org)

The location should be:

Lat: 39.9153482585816

Long: -105.060343107256

According to Google Maps this is not Kirkwall St, but Jefferson Pl where the bridge is located.

Posted May 1, 2013, by Pete (pjordan [at] drcog [dot] org)

The location should be:

Lat: 39.9151274460127

Long: -105.05945058136

This is actually 150ft e/o Jefferson Pl not Kirkwall St (according to Google Maps)

Posted April 29, 2013, by Pete (pjordan [at] drcog [dot] org)

The location of this bridge I believe should be at

39.9288441124036

-105.135508864791

Which is over Flatirons Crossing 0.1 miles e/o Coalton Rd.

Posted April 27, 2013, by Daniel Thompson

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Posted April 26, 2013, by Debrah Shofner (debee1313 [at] att [dot] net)

They might want to update how many cars go across that bridge.

Hope the people who designed bridge have retired! Because I fuss everytime it floods. (We have to detour to HWY 120.)

Posted April 26, 2013, by Dale Carpenter (Dalenlori [at] att [dot] net)

Lamoreaux Drive does not cross Indian Mill Creek in Kent County. Lamoreaux Drive crosses Mill Creek in Kent County. The two streams are not the same. Mill Creek flows into the Grand River East of Comstock Park. Indian Mill Creek flows into the Grand River South of Ann Street in Grand Rapids

Your site also lists the West River Drive bridge as going over Indian Mill creek and is mistaken along the same lines.

Not trying to find fault, just trying to help with accuracy.

Posted April 18, 2013, by James Bosak (kjebosak [at] verizon [dot] net)

Who owns this bridge and how was it determined who owns it.

It is shown on the map of 1916 on T719 ( Drehersville road )

After 1990 on the map its shows the Borough road going over it. The number plate is missing from the side wall.

Thank you.

Posted April 11, 2013, by Kelly Bengtson (kbengtson [at] co [dot] kittson [dot] mn [dot] us)

The highway dept. would like to do some repair work on this bridge however the structure is on the National Register of Historic Bridges and therefore options are very limited. In addition, the MnDNR has plans to replace the dam due to its age and condition, therefore the bridge would be replaced as part of the same project. The cost of this project in 2009 was 12 million dollars. The roadway is in the Lake Bronson State Park and is a very scenic route with a speed limit of only 40 mph. The bridge is signed properly for single lane traffic. A bike path crosses this bridge also on a steel deck mounted on the upstream side, this was designed for the MnDNR.

Posted April 2, 2013, by Kat (katsto [at] aol [dot] com)

It's being closed beginning on Thursday, April 4th 2013 for a year to be repaired.

http://www.visitcaroline.com/vdot4113.html

Posted March 27, 2013, by Dave Riccitiello (dave [at] gsbridge [dot] com)

This Bridge was replaced between 2006 and 2009 by Golden State Bridge, Inc. The bridge rating you show completed in 2010 is obviously in error - the bridge condition currently is excellent.

Posted March 25, 2013, by Daniel Timothy Dey

What this and the parallel bridge needs is to be replaced with bridges that don't have central pylons, which create short left-turn provisions on Route 112.

Posted March 25, 2013, by Daniel Timothy Dey

Still needs to be replaced for a wider Horse Block Road.

Posted March 25, 2013, by Daniel Timothy Dey

The middle lane was meant for a potential railroad line, but could still be used for a High Occupancy Vehicle lane.

Posted March 25, 2013, by Daniel Timothy Dey (ddey65 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge has a name, specifically the "Brittan Alexander Bridge." See the link below.

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NB_US_41_Bridge_over_Withlacoochee_River.JPG

Posted March 19, 2013, by Ron Bemis (rbemis [at] hotmail [dot] com)

39.652510, -78.770424

Posted March 19, 2013, by Ron Bemis (rbemis [at] hotmail [dot] com)

39.653513, -78.769242

Not wood deck

Posted March 19, 2013, by Ron Bemis (rbemis [at] hotmail [dot] com)

39.650909, -78.764163

Washington Street becomes Baltimore Street here.

Bridge is now over water and at same level as train tracks.

Bridge is paved, not wood deck.

Posted March 19, 2013, by Ron Bemis (rbemis [at] hotmail [dot] com)

39.658722, -78.463837

Posted March 19, 2013, by Ron Bemis (rbemis [at] hotmail [dot] com)

39.537510,-78.613206

Posted March 19, 2013, by Ron Bemis (rbemis [at] hotmail [dot] com)

39.696924, -78.813838

Posted March 19, 2013, by Ron Bemis (rbemis [at] hotmail [dot] com)

38.938162, -122.941373

Posted March 19, 2013, by Ron Bemis (rbemis [at] hotmail [dot] com)

39.145680, -122.911917

No street view data here

Posted March 19, 2013, by Ron Bemis (rbemis [at] hotmail [dot] com)

38.901980, -122.639287

Now paved, not wood deck.

Posted March 19, 2013, by Ron Bemis (rbemis [at] hotmail [dot] com)

38.998606, -122.907905

Now paved not wood deck. Google Street View data is newer than satellite data

Posted March 19, 2013, by Ron Bemis (rbemis [at] hotmail [dot] com)

38.979300, -122.830547

Paved - no longer wood deck

Posted March 19, 2013, by Ron Bemis (rbemis [at] hotmail [dot] com)

40.356247, -120.290618

Posted March 19, 2013, by Ron Bemis (rbemis [at] hotmail [dot] com)

39.247426, -120.352402

Posted March 19, 2013, by Ron Bemis (rbemis [at] hotmail [dot] com)

38.881838, -75.925491


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