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Harrison Avenue Bridge

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Oblique Perspective, Looking Nw From Eastern Embankment.

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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Overview
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Roaring River on PA 6011 (Harrison Avenue) in Scranton
Location
Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic with a 15 ton weight limit
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement. Section 106 completed.
History
Built 1921-22
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 202.1 ft.
Total length: 392.1 ft.
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 22, 1988
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.39972, -75.65194   (decimal degrees)
41°23'59" N, 75°39'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/445502/4583336 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Scranton
Inventory numbers
PA 35 6011 0190 0452 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
NRHP 88000767 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
PANBI 20843 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31059 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2009)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 2.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
15,424

Update Log 

  • January 5, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge's doom is sealed with the completion of a Memorandum of Agreement.
  • July 15, 2010: New photos from Nathan Holth
  • January 11, 2009: Updated by Ian Anderson: Updated w/ weight limit

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