SR 0244, Sec A08 over Cryder Creek


  • Survey
  • Easement Right-of-Way Plans
  • Base Mapping
  • Courthouse Research
  • Utility Coordination
  • Hydrology and Hydraulics
  • Permitting
  • Preliminary and Final Design for Bridge Rehabilitation
  • Preliminary and Final Design Roadway/Highway - Rehabilitation
  • Preliminary and Final Design Roadway/Highway - Safety improvements
  • Traffic Control
  • Erosion Control/NPDES Permitting


PennDOT District 2-0, Potter County

Project Details

This project involved rehabilitation of the existing two-span, steel non-composite I-Beam structure which was built in 1949 with a minor rehabilitation in 2012.

The bridge carries SR 0244 (Ellisburg Road) over Cryder Creek and has a total structure length of 106’-0” with the center to center bearing distance for both spans at 52’-0”. It consists of two 11’-0” travel lanes with 4’-0” shoulders.

Rehabilitation included:

  • Removing existing steel open grid deck and steel railings
  • Installing steel beam plate repairs at various locations
  • Painting steel repairs and spot painting superstructure
  • Installing new laminated neoprene bearing pads under each beam at abutments and pier
  • Placing new composite reinforced lightweight concrete deck and PA Type 10M barriers
  • Installing new lateral force resistance system and reinforced earth bridge approaches at each abutment
  • Performing concrete repairs on the bridge pier

In addition, SR 0244 saw minimal full depth approach roadway work with overlay sections. The approach roadway was raised approximately 1’ to accommodate the amended bridge deck height.


Penn Cambria School District has collaborated the last 4 years with the Keller Engineer’s team to complete a multi-phased paving and drainage project on our HS campus. I have personally worked with Adam Long, Brian Smith and Shawn Ritchey throughout the entire project and they made Penn Cambria feel like we were their only client. The personal attention to our needs and specific details of this project were second to none. The communication aspect of the Keller Engineer Team was outstanding. We trust their process, their design and their commitment to a quality project that when completed, we are all very proud of. Bill Marshall, Superintendent Penn Cambria School District

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