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Old Lincoln Highway Bridge

Photo 

Old Lincoln Highway Bridge - March 7, 2009

Overview looking North

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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BH Photo #135502

Map 

Description 

Formerly carried the historic Lincoln Highway and U.S. Route 1.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Neshaminy Creek on Old Lincoln Highway at Neshaminy Falls
Location
Neshaminy Falls, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to one-way traffic southbound
History
Built 1921
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 324.2 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
"Skinny Bridge"
"One way bridge"
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.14500, -74.95667   (decimal degrees)
40°08'42" N, 74°57'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/503691/4443851 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Langhorne
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
14,780
Inventory numbers
PA 09 2037 0051 0277 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 07257 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30544 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 60.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • December 8, 2010: Updated by Bill Stephens: Added southbound traffic, formerly carried Lincoln Highway and U.S. 1
  • March 20, 2009: Updated by Ian Anderson
  • March 17, 2009: New photo from Raymond Klein

Sources 

  • Raymond Klein - Bookshelfthe [at] msn [dot] com
  • Ian Anderson - macsignals [at] gmail [dot] com