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Total Bridges Found: 32

 Bridge Name HSR Rating Facility Carried / Feature Intersected LocationStructure Type Structure DimensionsConstruction Date / Builder or Contractor DescriptionThumbnail
Bender Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Bender Bridge Road (TR-504) Over Elk Lick Creek Rural: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Metal 3 Panel Pin-Connected Pratt Half-Hip Pony Truss, Fixed Total Length: 48 ft
Main Span Length: 45 ft
Roadway Width: 13 ft
Main Spans: 1
1885 By: Penn Bridge Company of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania A small, but noteworthy bridge in a potential rural historic district.Bridge.
Bollman Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Railroad (Rail-Trail) Over Scratch Hill Road Glade City (Rural): Somerset County, Pennsylvania Metal 6 Panel Pin-Connected Warren Through Truss, Fixed Total Length: 81 ft
Main Span Length: 81 ft
Roadway Width: 13 ft
Main Spans: 1
1871 By: Wendel Bollman of Baltimore, Maryland An extremely rare cast iron bridge and one of the last surviving bridges that were designed by the famous Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Chief Engineer.Bridge.
Brady Bridge
Yonai Road Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Yonai Road (TR-515) Over Stony Creek Rural: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Metal 6 Panel Pin-Connected Pratt Full-Slope Pony Truss, Fixed Total Length: 83 ft
Main Span Length: 82 ft
Roadway Width: 12.8 ft
Main Spans: 1
1905 By: Unknown A complete example of an early 20th Century pony truss.Bridge.
Broadway Street Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Broadway Street (PA-2004) Over Casselman River Meyersdale: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed Total Length: 147 ft
Main Span Length: 71 ft
Roadway Width: 26 ft
Main Spans: 2
1951 By: Unknown A good example of a 1950s bridge in Pennsylvania, this bridge was rehabilitated.Bridge.
! Center Avenue Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Center Avenue (PA-3025) Over Railroad (CSX) Somerset: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Metal 10 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Through Truss, Fixed Total Length: 148 ft
Main Span Length: 143 ft
Roadway Width: 17.4 ft
Main Spans: 1
1912 By: Unknown This bridge will likely be demolished soon despite its aesthetic value.Bridge.
Center Avenue Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Center Avenue (PA-601) Over I-70 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) Somerset: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Metal Through Girder, Fixed Total Length: 134.8 ft
Main Span Length: 132 ft
Roadway Width: 46 ft
Main Spans: 1
1939 By: Unknown This is a representative example of an original Turnpike plate girder overpass.Bridge.
Center Street Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Center Street (US-219) Over Flaugherty Creek Meyersdale: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Stone Segmental Deck Arch, Fixed Total Length: 66 ft
Main Span Length: 50 ft
Roadway Width: 34 ft
Main Spans: 1
1914 By: F. H. Zeigler This historic bridge continues to carry a major road through town.Bridge.
X Church Street Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Church Street (PA-2037) Over Railroad (CSX) Garrett: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Metal Through Girder, Fixed Total Length: 166 ft
Main Span Length: 78 ft
Roadway Width: 15.7 ft
Main Spans: 2
1919 By: Unknown An excellent example of a Pennsylvaia highway plate girder with an attractive brick deck.Bridge.
Cumberland Highway Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Cumberland Highway (PA-160) Over Buffalo Creek Rural: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Stone Segmental Deck Arch, Fixed Total Length: 38 ft
Main Span Length: 30 ft
Roadway Width: 26 ft
Main Spans: 1
1905 By: Unknown Although widened in 1935, this bridge retains its original appearance and is an important historic structure.Bridge.
Depot Street Bridge
Beachy Street Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Depot Street (TR-805) Over Casselman River Salisbury: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Metal 7 Panel Pin-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed Total Length: 108 ft
Main Span Length: 108 ft
Roadway Width: 11.2 ft
Main Spans: 1
1894 By: Horseheads Bridge Company of Horseheads, New York Noteworthy for association with an uncommon builder, this bridge features ornate knee bracing.Bridge.
Engle Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Engles Mill Road (TR-325) Over Piney Run Rural: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Concrete Open Spandrel Deck Arch, Fixed Total Length: 52 ft
Main Span Length: 50 ft
Roadway Width: 12.8 ft
Main Spans: 1
1915 By: Unknown An extremely rare example of small-scale open spandrel arch bridge construction.Bridge.
X Findlay Street Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Findlay Street Over I-70 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) New Baltimore: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Concrete Rigid-Frame, Fixed Total Length: 87 ft
Main Span Length: 78 ft
Roadway Width: 20 ft
Main Spans: 1
1939 By: Unknown This original Pennsylvania turnpike overpass is a rare example of the rigid-frame built with a notable grade.Bridge.
Fleegle Bridge
Lenhart Road Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Lenhart Road (TR-666) Over Stonycreek River Near Stoystown: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Metal 6 Panel Pin-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed Total Length: 95 ft
Main Span Length: 93 ft
Roadway Width: 12.8 ft
Main Spans: 1
1887 By: Groton Bridge Company of Groton, New York This is a beautiful and ornate bridge with unusual designs associated with its builder.Bridge.
X Hooversville Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Railroad Street (PA-4021) Over Stonycreek River Hooversville: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Metal Through Girder, Fixed Total Length: 166 ft
Main Span Length: 80 ft
Roadway Width: 17.4 ft
Main Spans: 2
1914 By: Farris Engineering (Bridge) Company of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania This is an impressive example of an uncommon design, a concrete-encased plate girder!Bridge.
Horner Bridge
Tedrow Road Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Tedrow Road (TR-626) Over Beaver Dam Creek Rural: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Stone Segmental Deck Arch, Fixed Total Length: 34 ft
Main Span Length: 34 ft
Roadway Width: 12 ft
Main Spans: 1
1907 By: F. Bicchieri and Brothers A stone arch bridge adds character to a pristine rural setting.Bridge.
Housefelt Bridge
Musselman Avenue Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Musselman Avenue (Slickerman Road, TR-494) Over Coxes Creek Somerset: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Metal 3 Panel Rivet-Connected Queenpost Pony Truss, Fixed Total Length: 43 ft
Main Span Length: 40 ft
Roadway Width: 9.8 ft
Main Spans: 1
1910 By: Unknown An altered example of an uncommon small truss configuration.Bridge.
Husband Road Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Husband Road (PA-4009) Over I-70 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) Rural: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Metal Through Girder, Fixed Total Length: 148 ft
Main Span Length: 71 ft
Roadway Width: 20 ft
Main Spans: 2
1939 By: Unknown This is a heavilly skewed, multi-span plate girder overpass, from the original Turnpike construction.Bridge.
Keystone Viaduct
Western Maryland Railway Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Railroad (Great Allegheny Passage Rail-Trail) Over Railroad (CSX), PA-2006 (Glade City Road), and Flaugherty Creek Rural: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Metal 16 Panel Rivet-Connected Pennsylvania Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Deck Girder, Fixed Total Length: 910 ft
Main Span Length: 240 ft
Main Spans: 1
1911 By: Unknown Crossing a variety of features, the highlight of this bridge is the massive truss span over a railroad line.Bridge.
! Kiefel Bridge
Green Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Green Bridge Road (Quemahoning Dam Road, TR-628) Over Quemahoning Creek Rural: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Metal 5 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Pony Truss, Fixed Total Length: 171 ft
Main Span Length: 85 ft
Roadway Width: 16.4 ft
Main Spans: 2
1913 By: Unknown An attractive example of a truss bridge composed of riveted angles in a beautiful setting.Bridge.
Krings Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Kring Street (Soap Hollow Road, PA-4041) Over Stonycreek River Krings (Near Johnstown): Cambria County, Pennsylvania and Somerset County, Pennsylvania Metal 7 Panel Rivet-Connected Parker Pony Truss, Fixed Total Length: 213 ft
Main Span Length: 103 ft
Roadway Width: 23 ft
Main Spans: 2
1937 By: Guy Trimpey and Pennsylvania State Highway Department One of a couple uncommon multi-span pony truss bridges near Johnstown.Bridge.
! Maust Bridge
Moser Road Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Moser Road (TR-353) Over Casselman River Rural: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Metal 8 Panel Pin-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed Total Length: 130 ft
Main Span Length: 123 ft
Roadway Width: 10.2 ft
Main Spans: 1
1900 By: Groton Bridge Company of Groton, New York This bridge features some of the most unusual bottom chord details ever encountered.Bridge.
Meyersdale Railroad Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Railroad Over Casselman River Meyersdale: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Metal 5 Panel Pin-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed Main Spans: 1 By: Unknown This bridge features especially attractive design as well as some interesting details.Bridge.
Milford Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. TR-486 (Private Road) Over Coxes Creek Rural (Milford): Somerset County, Pennsylvania Metal 5 Panel Pin-Connected Pratt Full-Slope Pony Truss, Fixed Main Spans: 1 1900 By: Walker Brothers of Charleston, West Virginia This is an extremely unusual bridge with fascinating details and a mystery plaque.Bridge.
North Street Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. North Street Over Flaugherty Creek Meyersdale: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Metal 7 Panel Pin-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed Total Length: 97 ft
Main Span Length: 96 ft
Roadway Width: 14.8 ft
Main Spans: 1
1890 By: Groton Bridge Company of Groton, New York Located in a historic district, this bridge clearly shows the style of its builder.Bridge.
Old TR-428 Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. TR-428 (Abandoned Road) Over Coxes Creek Rural: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Metal 5 Panel Pin-Connected Pratt Full-Slope Pony Truss, Fixed Main Spans: 1 By: Unknown This bridge is severely overgrown and is hard to photograph.Bridge.
X Oldham Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Crumb Road (TR-816) Over Clear Shade Creek Rural: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Metal 4 Panel Rivet-Connected Parker Pony Truss, Fixed Total Length: 49 ft
Main Span Length: 47 ft
Roadway Width: 10.8 ft
Main Spans: 1
1908 By: Unknown Lots of taxpayer dollars were used to replace this extremely rural bridge mainly for the benefit of a single private business.Bridge.
! Ord Street Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Ord Street (PA-669) Over Casselman River Salisbury: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Concrete T-Beam, Fixed Total Length: 125 ft
Main Span Length: 40 ft
Roadway Width: 18 ft
Main Spans: 3
1922 By: Trimpey and Whipkey An attractive and representative example of a Pennsylvania t-beam bridge, in a potential historic district.Bridge.
X PA-281 / US-30 Overpass
Historic Significance Rating. PA-281 Over US-30 Stoystown: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Concrete Rigid-Frame, Fixed Total Length: 54 ft
Main Span Length: 50 ft
Roadway Width: 24 ft
Main Spans: 1
1938 By: Roberts Paving Company This bridge retains excellent historic integrity and thus is a good representation of its type.Bridge.
Philson Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. County Bridge Road (TR-713) Over Wills Creek Rural: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Metal 3 Panel Pin-Connected Pratt Half-Hip Pony Truss, Fixed Total Length: 43 ft
Main Span Length: 42 ft
Roadway Width: 10.8 ft
Main Spans: 1
By: Unknown This is a small but nice looking pony truss with interesting rigid floor beam attachments.Bridge.
Pilltown Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Commonwealth Road (PA-4033) Over Roaring Run Pilltown (Rural): Somerset County, Pennsylvania Stone Segmental Deck Arch, Fixed Total Length: 33 ft
Main Span Length: 32.2 ft
Roadway Width: 12.5 ft
Main Spans: 1
1908 By: F. Bicchieri and Brothers A beautiful stone arch in a rural, wooded setting.Bridge.
Reading Mines Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Reading Mine Road (TR-648) Over Beaver Dam Creek Rural: Somerset County, Pennsylvania Stone Segmental Deck Arch, Fixed Total Length: 40 ft
Main Span Length: 40 ft
Roadway Width: 13.5 ft
Main Spans: 1
1914 By: Unknown One of several attractive little stone arch bridges in the county.Bridge.
Rockingham Bridge
Whispering Pines Road Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Whispering Pines Road (TR-712) Over Dark Shade Creek Rural (Reitz): Somerset County, Pennsylvania Metal 8 Panel Multiple-Type-Connected Pratt Full-Slope Pony Truss, Fixed Total Length: 57 ft
Main Span Length: 51 ft
Roadway Width: 11.2 ft
Main Spans: 1
1885 By: Columbia Bridge Works of Dayton, Ohio An extremely rare example of the unusual designs that the Columbia Bridge Works employed.Bridge.

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