Yardley-Wilburtha Bridge (covered)
Yardley - Wilburtha
The Yardleyville Delaware Bridge Company opened its toll bridge in 1835. The original bridge was 903 feet long with six spans.
After 1859, churchgoers were allowed to use the bridge for free if they were going to and from services.
The entire wooden bridge was destroyed in the great October 1903 flood and it was replaced with a steel bridge in 1904
- Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Delaware River
- Yardley, Mercer County, New Jersey, and Bucks County, Pennsylvania
- Destroyed by flooding
- Built 1835
- Burr arch-truss
Total length: 903.0 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +40.24572, -74.83567 (decimal degrees)
40°14'45" N, 74°50'08" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 18/513976/4455043 (zone/easting/northing)
- Inventory number
- BH 90809 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- October 5, 2020: New photo from Art Suckewer
- October 4, 2020: Added by Art S.
- Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com