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Amtrak - Swatara Creek Bridge

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Description 

Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Swatara River on Conrail line

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Swatara Creek on Amtrak / Conrail Railroad
Location
Middletown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1950
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.0 ft.
Deck width: 50.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.19139, -76.73035   (decimal degrees)
40°11'29" N, 76°43'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/352707/4450435 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Middletown
Inventory number
BH 49090 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Amtrak (295)
Arch (9,977)
Built 1950 (423)
Built during 1950s (2,642)
Continuous (1,220)
Dauphin County, Pennsylvania (77)
Deck arch (9,267)
Have street view (15,935)
Middletown, Pennsylvania (4)
Open (31,229)
Owned by railroad (6,243)
Pennsylvania (3,361)
Railroad (8,135)
Span length 175-250 feet (1,580)
Stone arch (2,159)

Update Log 

  • August 1, 2011: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Corrected railroad name
  • July 13, 2011: Added by Daniel Hopkins

Sources 

  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net