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Hill to Hill Bridge

Photos 

Hill to Hill Bridge

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #264950

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Lehigh River, etc., on PA 378 in Bethlehem
Location
Bethlehem, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1924; rehabilitated 1990
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 170.9 ft.
Total length: 1,607.0 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.61667, -75.38500   (decimal degrees)
40°37'00" N, 75°23'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/467434/4496276 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Allentown East
Inventory numbers
PA 39 0378 0074 0000 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 23182 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31186 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2009)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 63.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
16,129

Update Log 

  • May 29, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • April 3, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • August 28, 2013: Photo imported by Dave King
  • July 25, 2010: Updated by D. Thomsen: Added Lehigh River category

Sources 

  • D. Thomsen - dcthomsen [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Wikipedia
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com