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Lehigh Gap Bridge

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Photo taken by Jeff Cushner

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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BH Photo #317455

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Facts 

Overview
Pratt deck truss bridge over Lehigh River on PA 873
Location
Palmerton, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, and Northampton County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1984
Design
Pratt deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 164.1 ft.
Total length: 1,024.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.78278, -75.60667   (decimal degrees)
40°46'58" N, 75°36'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/448811/4514820 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Palmerton
Inventory numbers
PA 39 0873 0160 1840 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 31194 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 11, 2019: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Refined Design
  • November 29, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • February 28, 2015: New photo from Luke

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