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River Road Bridge

River Road Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

Bridge Documented: January 20, 2010

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
River Road (PA-32) Over Tohickon Creek
Location
Point Pleasant: Bucks County, Pennsylvania: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1922 By Builder/Contractor: A. Oscar Martin

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
75 Feet (23 Meters)
Structure Length
152 Feet (46 Meters)
Roadway Width
20.3 Feet (6.19 Meters)
Spans
2 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
90032052016800

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This reinforced concrete arch bridge is a historic bridge serving traffic on a historic roadway in a National Historic District. Also nearby is a beautiful historic metal truss bridge which was recently rehabilitated. The traditionally composed two-span arch bridge retains good historic integrity including original paneled concrete railings. The bridge has massive stone abutments which are most likely reused from a previous bridge.

Information and Findings From Pennsylvania's Historic Bridge Inventory

Discussion of Bridge

The arch bridge is rated as a contributing resource in the National Register listed Point Pleasant Historic District.

Discussion of Surrounding Area

The bridge carries a scenic 2 lane road over a stream in the well-preserved 19th and early 20th century village of Point Pleasant, a National Register listed historic district. River Road is the historic old road on the west bank of the Delaware River.

Bridge Considered Historic By Survey: Yes

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