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Bridges in Pennsylvania

Updated June 14, 2019 21.0k views197 items
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 developed by Theodore Burr, who was the preeminent bridge designer and builder of his time. Owned by the Juniata County Historical Society, located in Mifflintown, since 1962. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. The bridge is located about a mile east of the Tuscarora Academy, which is also listed on the National Register....  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 listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980....  more
  • 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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    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 in the world. The bridge spans the Little Lehigh Creek, linking Allentown's center city with the city's South Side. The bridge has seventeen spans and is longer than the more massive Tunkhannock Viaduct of the same type....  more