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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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Overview
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
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)
Inspection (as of 10/2007)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 58.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
8,703

Update Log 

  • November 29, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • February 28, 2015: New photo from Luke

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