Rehabilitating and Resetting: Hull Drive Bridge
York County Bridge No. 226 - Hull Drive Bridge
Built in 1896 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio, this two-span bridge crossing the Bermudian Creek is historically significant for York County. The Hull Drive bridge is two trusses back-to-back -- a pony truss and a through-truss -- that was once used as a crossing for horse and buggies. It has unique features that demonstrate not only its era but also the Wrought Iron Bridge Company's signature bridge designs. Some of these features include the "Beaded T" bars used in the lattice uprights and its pin connection assembly.
Today, the Hull Drive Bridge provides a safe crossing for local traffic in York County. However, after one of the diagonal members on the bridge was at risk of collapse, potentially due to overweight vehicles crossing it, it had to be repaired.