Weight limit is imposed on Rt. 534 bridge
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has placed a 24-ton weight restriction or 30-tons for combinations on the PA 534 Bridge over Black Creek in Kidder Township.
A recent inspection of the bridge showed deterioration in the main steel I-beams. Vehicles weighing over 24-tons or combinations weighing more than 30-tons must seek an alternate route.
The PA 534 Bridge is a steel I-beam bridge built in 1940 and is 49 feet long and 22.2 feet wide.
This area of PA 534 has an average daily traffic of 1,039 vehicles, according to PennDOT.