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Lehigh Canal Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in April 2018

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BH Photo #475268

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Lehigh Canal on High Street in Glendon
Location
Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1910; rehabilitated 1949
Builders
- Chauncey A. Reese
- J. Marshall Young
- S.W. Chiles
- The Guerber Engineering Co.
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Lehigh Valley Railroad (LV)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 137.1 ft.
Total length: 137.1 ft.
Deck width: 25.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
County Bridge No. 168
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.66968, -75.23478   (decimal degrees)
40°40'11" N, 75°14'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/480156/4502116 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Easton
Average daily traffic (as of 1980)
80
Inventory numbers
PA 48 7406 0000 9168 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 28923 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31449 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 19.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2020: New photo from Ian Nelson
  • July 5, 2020: New photos from Patrick Gurwell
  • June 11, 2018: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: builders
  • December 2, 2015: Updated by Nathan Holth: Closed per field visit.
  • June 30, 2013: Updated by Clark Vance: Location adjustment

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • Patrick Gurwell - pgurwell [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Ian Nelson