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Eighth Street Bridge

Photo 

Bridgemapper.com photo

Photo taken by Todd Wilson in 2007

BH Photo #404941

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on PA 1021 (Eighth Street) in West Wyoming
Location
Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Status
Demolished and replaced.
History
Built 1900
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 220.2 ft.
Total length: 1,311.1 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.8 ft.
Also called
Susquehanna River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.30528, -75.83111   (decimal degrees)
41°18'19" N, 75°49'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/430425/4572979 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pittston
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
8,899
Inventory numbers
PA 40 1021 0010 0126 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 31237 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 8, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished and replaced by PennDOT.
  • March 8, 2011: New Street View added by Matthew Lohry
  • January 11, 2009: Updated by Ian Anderson

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Comments 

Eighth Street Bridge
Posted March 8, 2011, by LL Keiser (ferlenarab [at] aol [dot] com)

The bridge's replacement is completed and will be opened soon. Later the original Eight St. bridge will de removed.