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Newtown Creek Bridge

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Newtown Creel Bridge -- September 13, 2009

Oveerview looking towards center of town

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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BH Photo #146533

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Newtown Creek on Center Street in Newtown
Location
Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built in 1875 by S. R. Wilcus
Builder
- S.R. Wilcus (Contractor)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 15.1 ft.
Total length: 34.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 22, 1988
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.22795, -74.93817   (decimal degrees)
40°13'41" N, 74°56'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/505260/4453059 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Langhorne
Inventory numbers
PA 09 2052 0010 0120 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
NRHP 88000787 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 43391 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/1990)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 63.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1992)
13,387

Update Log 

  • March 2, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added NRHP info, street view & imported photo
  • September 27, 2009: New photos from Raymond Klein
  • September 16, 2009: Added by Raymond Klein

Sources 

  • Raymond Klein - Bookshelfthe [at] msn [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com