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Schuylkill River Bridge


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Concrete arch bridge over Schuylkill River on PA 183 in Reading
Berks County, Pennsylvania
Open to traffic
Built 1924; rehabilitated 1981
Length of largest span: 106.0 ft.
Total length: 670.0 ft.
Deck width: 47.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.35052, -75.94353   (decimal degrees)
40°21'02" N, 75°56'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/419873/4467090 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
Inventory numbers
PA 06 0183 0030 0309 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 04742 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30419 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 68.2 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • August 31, 2019: New Street View added by Geoff Hubbs


  • Geoff Hubbs


Schuylkill River Bridge
Posted July 23, 2015, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

as per an article printed in the reading eagle 7-23-15 this bridge is now open for traffic after repair work on this bridge.

Schuylkill River Bridge
Posted March 19, 2015, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

as of an article printed in the reading eagle 3-19-15 work is still going on with this bridge due to winter work restrictions and discrepancies due to the deck concrete being thicker than detailed on original plans.

Schuylkill River Bridge
Posted December 1, 2014, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

according to the reading eagle dated 11-30-14 discrepancies have been found with this bridge while repairs are being done pushing back the completion date.crews found thicker concrete than on the original 1981 makeover plans which means the project will take longer because of winter limits on what can be done.expected finish on this bridge project is late spring or early summer 2015.while one side of the bridge will be open during construction,it should not affect the traffic.the $13 million dollar overhaul includes a facelift,structural repairs and a new bridge deck along with fixes to improve safety on the pedestrian walkways.as of now this is all the information i have.if i hear or read anything i will print it here.