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Jim Thorpe Memorial Bridge

Photo 

Bridgemapper.com photo

Photo taken by Todd Wilson in 2010

BH Photo #405346

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck girder bridge over Lehigh River on PA 903 in Jim Thrope
Location
Jim Thorpe, Carbon County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1953; rehabilitated 1976
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.9 ft.
Total length: 612.9 ft.
Deck width: 25.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.86765, -75.73588   (decimal degrees)
40°52'04" N, 75°44'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/437987/4524326 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lehighton
Inventory numbers
PANBI 09039 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 46308 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2015)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 28.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
6,869

Update Log 

  • March 1, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • September 23, 2010: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: corrected information about river and town routes

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