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Mill Creek Road Bridge

Photo 

Jordan Creek Bridge

The Morning Call: March 30 1969

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BH Photo #468822

Map 

Description 

Beckel design cast iron pony truss. Substructure apparently reused on the replacement bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Jordan Creek on Mill Creek Road (SR 4009)
Location
Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1876; Replaced 1975
Builder
- Beckel Iron Foundry and Machine Shop of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Design
7-panel Cast Iron Pratt pony truss
Also called
Jordan Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.64978, -75.63407   (decimal degrees)
40°38'59" N, 75°38'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/446392/4500073 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88735 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 27, 2020: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • March 27, 2020: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com