August 5, 2022 1:50 PM
NEW Bridge Limits - High St. Bridge
The bridge carrying High Street (SR 4031) over Sprogels Run (Lower Pottsgrove Township) will soon carry a weight limit of 27 Tons (54,000 lbs.) except combinations of 40 Tons (80,000 lbs.), under Section 4902(a) of the PA Vehicle Code An engineering study determined the weight limit based on its structural condition, taking into account the extensive deterioration of this bridge. All overweight vehicles requesting permission to cross this bridge must fill out Application Form M-4902, and submit it to the "Pennsylvania Department of Transportation" for review and approval. Approval of the permit is conditional, based upon a bridge analysis performed by the Department to ensure the the permitted vehicle(s) does not damage the bridge.