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Tohickon Creek Aqueduct

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Tohickon Creek Aqueduct Point Pleasant, PA -- November 11, 2009

Downstream side view from River Road Bridge looking towards the Delaware River

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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BH Photo #155891

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Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Tohickon Creek on Delaware Canal at Point Pleasant, PA
Location
Point Pleasant, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Originally built in 1832. Out of commission for ten years prior to 2001 reopening.
Builders
- DCF Engineering of Cary, North Carolina (Superstructure designed by)
- J. D. Eckman Construction Co. of Atglen, Pennsylvania
- Simone Jaffe Collins (Designer & team leader for the Point Pleasant Community association)
Design
Aqueduct carrying the Delaware Canal over the Thohickon Creek.
Dimensions
Total length: 210.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.42237, -75.06474   (decimal degrees)
40°25'21" N, 75°03'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/494508/4474639 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lumberville
Inventory number
BH 44200 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 10, 2011: Updated by Frank Hicks: Added GPS coordinates
  • February 21, 2010: Updated by Raymond Klein: Added"Creek" to name. Added Point Pleasant, PA to overview.

Sources 

  • Raymond Klein - Bookshelfthe [at] msn [dot] com
  • Frank Hicks