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Brock Creek
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Brock Creek
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Bucks
Township Lower Makefield
Borough Yardley
Physical characteristics
Main source 140 feet (43 m)
River mouth 49 feet (15 m)
Length 3.34 miles (5.38 km)
Basin features
Progression Brock Creek → Buck CreekDelaware RiverDelaware Bay
River system Delaware River
Basin size 4.29 square miles (11.1 km2)
Bridges Covington Road
Covington Road (second bridge)
Heacock Road
Stony Hill Road
Edgewood Road
Sandy Run Road
Pennsylvania Route 332 (West Afton Avenue)
Slope 27.25 feet per mile (5.161 m/km)

Brock Creek is a tributary of Buck Creek, rising in Lower Makefield Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and meets its confluence at Buck Creek's 0.60 river mile in Yardley Borough.

Statistics

Brock Creek was entered into the Geographic Names Information System of the U.S. Geological Survey as identification number 1170304, U.S. Department of the Interior Geological Survey I.D. is 02946.

Course

Brock Creek rises near the southwest corner of Lower Makefield Township just east of Interstate 95 at an elevation of 140 feet (43 m), flowing generally east then northeast, turning northerly before it enters Yardley Borough and meets at Buck Creek's 0.60 river mile at an elevation of 49 feet (15 m).

Municipalities

Crossings and Bridges

Crossing NBI Number Length Lanes Spans Material/Design Built Reconstructed Latitude Longitude
Covington Road - - - - - - - - -
Covington Road - - - - - - - - -
Heacock Road - - - - - - - - -
Stony Hill Road 7305 7 metres (23 ft) 2 1 concrete tee beam 1926 - 40°12'53.1"N 74°51'29.9"W
Edgewood Road 7233 9 metres (30 ft) 2 1 concrete tee beam 1937 - 40°13'29"N 74°50'52"W
Sandy Run Road - - - - - - - - -
Pennsylvania Route 332 (West Afton Avenue) 7012 13 metres (43 ft) 2 1 concrete tee beam 1961 - 40°14'27.8"N 74°50'43.17"W
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