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Lynn Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #314284

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Conrail yard on Lynn Avenue in Bethlehem
Location
Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1928
Builder
- Bethlehem Steel Co. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Conrail (CR)
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.1 ft.
Total length: 205.1 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.61000, -75.35000   (decimal degrees)
40°36'36" N, 75°20'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/470391/4495523 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hellertown
Inventory numbers
PA 48 7301 0000 0003 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 28901 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31452 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2009)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 35.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1980)
1,930

Update Log 

  • October 17, 2017: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished.
  • September 16, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • January 22, 2015: HAER photos posted by Dave King
  • January 21, 2015: New Street View added by Dave King

Sources 

Comments 

Lynn Avenue Bridge
Posted December 25, 2015, by george oakley (georgeoakleey49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Nathan,do you know when this bridge was closed?I was in the area and it was open when I saw it.

Lynn Avenue Bridge
Posted December 24, 2015, by Nathan Williams (NMWilliams2010 [at] Gmail [dot] com)

This bridge it's listed as "open to traffic". That is incorrect. Bridge is closed indefinitely