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Rodges Run
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Bucks
Township Durham
Physical characteristics
Main source 395 feet (120 m)
River mouth 128 feet (39 m)
Length 1.32 miles (2.12 km)
Basin features
Progression Rodges Run → Delaware River
River system Delaware River
Bridges Cross Road, Mine Hill Road, Pennsylvania Route 611 (Easton Road)
Slope 202.27 feet per mile (38.309 m/km)

Rodges Run is a tributary of the Delaware River in Durham Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania in the United States.

Statistics

Rodges run was entered into the Geographic Names Information System by the U.S. Geological Survey on 30 August 1990 as identification number 1212006. It has a length of 1.32 miles (2.12 km); its headwaters rises at an elevation of 395 feet (120 m) and meets its confluence at the Delaware River's 173.1 River Mile at an elevation of 128 feet (39 m) for a total elevation drop of 267 feet (81 m) which give Rodges Run a slope of 202.27 feet per mile (19.8 meters per kilometer).

Course

Rodges Run rises near the center of Durham Township east of Lehnenberg, and runs generally east northeast, then skirts south and east around an elevation before it drains into the Pennsylvania Canal (Delaware Division).

Geology

Rodges Run rises in a bed of Hornblende Gneiss laid down during the Precambrian, the hornblende is mixed in with labradorite, the grains are about 1 to 2 mm in diameter. Then it moves into a bed of the Leithsville Formation consisting of dolomite, calcareous shale, and chert.

Crossings and Bridges

Crossing NBI Number Length Lanes Spans Material/Design Built Reconstructed Latitude Longitude
Cross Road - - - - - - - - -
Lehnenberg Road and Mine Hill Road (western end of intersection) 44439 30.8 feet (9.4 m) 2 1 Concrete Culvert 2007 - 40°34'18"N 75°11'42"W
Lehnenberg Road and Mine Hill Road (eastern end of intersection) 44439 30.8 feet (9.4 m) 2 1 Concrete Culvert 2007 40°34'24"N 75°11'36"W
Pennsylvania Route 611 (Easton Road) - - - - - - - - -
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