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Walnut Street Bridge

Walnut Street Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: November 2, 2019

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Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Walnut Street Over Trout Creek and Factory Street
Location
Slatington: Lehigh County, Pennsylvania: United States
Structure Type
Metal Through Girder, Fixed and Approach Spans: Concrete Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1925 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown
Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
88.0 Feet (26.8 Meters)
Structure Length
302.0 Feet (92 Meters)
Roadway Width
20 Feet (6.1 Meters)
Spans
2 Main Span(s) and 3 Approach Span(s)
Inventory Number
23533

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Bridge Documentation

This bridge's future is at risk!

Bridge Status: Slated for demolition and replacement!

This somewhat high level plate girder bridge is noted for its concrete approach spans. Due to time limitations, HistoricBridges.org lacks a full and proper photo-documentation of this bridge. If anyone has more photos, particularly from on the bridge showing the plate girder and the plaque on the bridge please contact us!

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Information and Findings From Pennsylvania's Historic Bridge Inventory

Discussion of Bridge

The bridge was determined eligible by PHMC as individually eligible and as a contributing resource to the Kern Historic District in Slatington.

Bridge Considered Historic By Survey: Yes

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