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A complete list of bridges in Pennsylvania with pictures. Famous PA bridges, the biggest and the highest. From the earliest arch and beam bridges to the newest suspension and truss bridges, this list has them all. We build bridges to span obstacles, be it a valley, waterway, or another road. A bridge's function designates its design. A bridge can can be temporary, or it can last for millennia. Many Roman bridges are still standing (and even in use) today. No surprise then that bridges often become iconic landmarks for their region.

The Academia Pomeroy Covered Bridge at 278-foot-long is the longest remaining covered bridge in Pennsylvania. Built in 1902, this single-lane, double-span wooden covered bridge crosses Tuscarora Creek between Spruce Hill and Beale Townships, in Juniata County. Its design is based on the Burr truss ...more

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Adairs Covered Bridge


The Adairs Covered Bridge, also known as Cisna Mill Covered Bridge, is a historic wooden covered bridge located at Southwest Madison Township near Blain in Perry County, Pennsylvania. It is a 150-foot-long, Burr Truss bridge, constructed in 1864 and rebuilt in 1919. It crosses Sherman Creek. It was ...more

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Adams Avenue Bridge is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Bridges in Pennsylvania
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The Adams Avenue Bridge is a historic bridge in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It carries Adams Avenue over Tacony Creek in Tacony Creek Park. A two-lane, triple-span, closed-spandrel, filled stone arch bridge, built in 1901, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988. ...more

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Albertus L. Meyers Bridge is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Bridges in Pennsylvania
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The Albertus L. Meyers Bridge is a reinforced concrete open-spandrel arch bridge located in Allentown, Pennsylvania in the United States. When opened for traffic on November 17, 1913, the Albertus L. Meyers Bridge, then known as the Eighth Street Bridge, was the longest and highest concrete bridge ...more

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Aline Covered Bridge


The Aline Covered Bridge, also known as Meiserville Covered Bridge, is a historic covered bridge located in Perry Township near Meiserville in Snyder County, Pennsylvania. It is a 60-foot-long Burr Truss bridge built in 1884. It crosses the North Branch of Mahantango Creek. In 1982 a new bridge was ...more

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Allenwood River Bridge


The Allenwood River Bridge was a historic bridge in Delaware Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, and Gregg Township, Union County, Pennsylvania. The two-lane, five-span, pin-connected Pratt through truss bridge carried Pennsylvania Route 44 over the West Branch Susquehanna River. The ...more

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Armstrong Tunnel


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Askew Bridge


The Skew Arch Bridge in Reading, Pennsylvania, also known as the Askew Bridge and nicknamed the Soap and Whiskey Bridge, is a historical skew arch bridge completed in 1857 carrying two tracks of the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad at an angle over Sixth Street in Reading, Berks County, ...more

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