Chester County

NameLocationStatusDesignYear BuiltYear LostSpan Length (ft.)Total Length (ft.)
Abandoned French Creek BridgeBridge over French CreekAbandonedStringer--------
Allerton Road Bridge East Bradford TownshipAllerton Road over East Branch of Brandywine CreekOpen to trafficPratt through trussca. 1905--95.1105.0
Amtrak - Coatesville High BridgeBridge on Amtrak (former Pennsylvania RR)Open to trafficStone arch1904--88.0934.0
Amtrak 11th Avenue BridgeAmtrak over 11th AvenueOpen to trafficConcrete stringer1911------
Amtrak 4th Avenue BridgeAmtrak over 4th AvenueOpen to trafficStone arch--------
Amtrak Cain Road BridgeAmtrak over Cain RoadOpen to trafficStone arch--------
Amtrak Marshallton Thorndale Rd BridgeAmtrak over Marshallton Thorndale Rd / Bondsville RdOpen to trafficStone arch1904------
Amtrak Railroad BridgeLenover Road (TR 420) over Amtrak RailroadRemoved but not replacedWarren pony truss1904----240.2
Bartram's Covered Bridge 38-15-17Goshen Road over Crum CreekIntact but closed to all trafficBurr arch-truss1860------
Beaver Creek BridgeLloyd Avenue (TR 340) over Beaver CreekOpen to trafficStone arch1919--24.068.9
Bertolet School Road Bridge East Vincent TownshipBertolet School Road over French CreekOpen to trafficWarren pony truss1905--88.989.9
Black Rock BridgeBlack Rock Road (PA 113) over Schuylkill RiverOpen to trafficOpen-spandrel arch1916--116.1554.2
Brandywine Avenue BridgeBrandywine Avenue / US 322 over East Br.Brandywine CreekOpen to trafficGirder1929--71.9215.9
Brandywine Avenue BridgeRR over Brandywine AvenueOpen to trafficUnknown--------
Brandywine Creek Road BridgeBrandywine Creek Road over Buck Run & Doe RunOpen to trafficStone arch1915--24.067.9
Brooke Evans Creek BridgeKeen Road over Brooke Evans CreekOpen to trafficConcrete through arch1930------
Broomall's Bridge No. 75Doe Run Road over Buck RunOpen to traffic with restrictionsConcrete tee beam1926--27.957.1
Buck Run Road BridgeBuck Run Road over Buck RunOpen to trafficClosed-spandrel arch1929--60.062.0
Cedar Hollow Road BridgeConrail over Cedar Hollow RoadOpen to trafficStone arch1907--20.022.0
Chandler Mill BridgeChandler Mill Road over West Branch Red Clay CreekIntact but closed to all trafficPony/through plate girder1910--44.046.9
Chestnut Street-Amtrak/Norfolk Southern BridgeChestnut Street over Amtrak/Norfolk SouthernOpen to trafficPony/through plate girder1927--62.0212.0
Coatesville High Bridge (2nd)Bridge on RailroadReplaced by a new bridgePratt deck truss18671890----
Coatesville High Bridge (3rd)Bridge on RailroadReplaced by a new bridgeUnknown18901904----
Coatesville High Bridge (Original)Railroad over West Branch Brandywine Creek, PA Route 82Replaced by a new bridgeTimber stringer18321867----
Coatsville Road BridgeAmtrak over Coatsville RoadOpen to trafficStone arch1903--80.185.0
Conrail - Phoenixville BridgeFormer PRR Schuylkill Division over Schuylkill River, Jacobs St., Amelia St.AbandonedClosed-spandrel arch1915------
Contention Lane BridgeContention Lane over ConrailOpen to trafficTimber stringerca. 1965--18.056.1
Copes BridgeStrasburg Road over East Branch Brandywine CreekOpen to trafficStone arch1807--65.9151.9
Cossart BridgeCreek Road / PA Historic SR 100 over a runOpen to trafficStone arch1860--21.021.0
Country Club Road BridgeCountry Club Road over Rock RunOpen to trafficClosed-spandrel archca. 1930--25.928.9
County Park Road BridgeCounty Park Road over West Branch Brandywine CreekOpen to trafficStone arch1908--46.9144.0
Coxes BridgeWhitehorse Road over Crum CreekOpen to trafficBrick arch1904--24.927.9
Creek Road BridgeCreek Road over Branch Brandywine CreekOpen to trafficStone arch1914--20.022.0
Culbertson Run BridgeLittle Washington Lyndell Road over Culbertson RunOpen to trafficStone arch1903--20.039.0
Dairy Road OverpassDairy Road over Pennsylvania Railroad Schuylkill DivisionOpen to limited local trafficPony/through plate girder1908------
Devereux Road BridgeDevereux Road over East Branch Brandywine CreekOpen to trafficPratt pony truss1877--76.178.1
Dorlans Mill Road BridgeDorlans Mill Road over East Branch Brandywine CreekIntact but closed to all trafficSteel stringer1931--44.991.9
Dowlin Forge Road BridgeDowlin Forge Road over Shamona CreekOpen to trafficStone arch1915--24.043.0
Dowlin Forge Road Bridge Uwchlan TownshipDowlin Forge Road over Shamona CreekOpen to trafficStone arch1907--36.136.1
Downingtown Pike BridgeUS 322 / Downingtown Pike over East Br.Brandywine CreekOpen to trafficPony/through plate girder1929--68.9140.1
East Brandywine Creek BridgeCreek Road over East Brandywine CreekOpen to trafficConcrete tee beam1928--25.951.8
Edge Mill Road BridgeEdge Mill Road over Branch Beaver CreekOpen to trafficStone arch1916--24.074.2
Elkview Road BridgeElkview Road over East Branch Big Elk CreekOpen to trafficPratt pony truss1892--51.851.8
Embreeville Road BridgeEmbreeville Road over West Branch Brandywine CreekOpen to trafficDeck arch1923--75.1220.2
Embreeville Road Bridge Newlin Twp, PAEmbreeville Road over Broad RunOpen to trafficStone arch1910--27.929.9
Enola Low Grade Trail - Noble Road Overpass.Formerly PRR low grade line / Enola Low Grade Trail over Noble Rd.Open to bicyclists, horseback, and pedestriansStone arch1903------
ESPN - Elkview ViaductEast Penn Railroad over East Branch Big Elk CreekOpen to trafficDeck girder------853.0
French Creek BridgeCounty Park Road over French CreekOpen to trafficPony/through plate girder1915--49.987.9
French Creek BridgeMain Street over French CreekReplaced by new bridgeStone arch18471991----
Garrett Mill Road BridgeGarrett Mill Road over Ridley CreekOpen to trafficPratt pony truss1933--43.043.0
Gay Street BridgeGay Street over French CreekReplaced by new bridgeOpen-spandrel arch19262009----
Gay Street BridgeGay Street over French Creek, Railroad, Local StreetReplaced by new bridgeOpen-spandrel arch19242008133.9750.0
Gibson's Covered Bridge 38-15-10Harmony Hill Road over East Branch Brandywine CreekOpen to trafficBurr arch-truss1872--98.098.0
Glen Hope Covered Bridge 38-15-02Hickory Hill Road (TR 344) over Little Elk CreekOpen to trafficBurr arch-truss1889----78.0
Glenside Avenue BridgeConrail over Glenside AvenueOpen to trafficStone arch1904--28.932.2
Green Street BridgeAmtrak over Green StreetOpen to trafficStone arch1892--28.956.1
Gulph Road BridgeGulph Road over Trout CreekReplaced with new bridge built to resemble the old bridgeStone arch1917--27.932.2
Hadfield Road BridgeHadfield Road over Beaver CreekOpen to trafficGirder1913--44.046.9
Hares Hill Road BridgeHares Hill Road over French CreekOpen to trafficPony arch1869--102.0102.0
Hayes Clark Covered Bridge 38-15-07 #2Private Road over Doe RunOpen to pedestrians onlyQueenpost through truss1871--74.285.8
Howellville Road BridgeHowellville Road over Norfolk Southern RailwayOpen to trafficWarren pony truss with no verticals1879--88.994.2
Jaffrey Road BridgeJaffrey Road over Crum CreekOpen to trafficClosed-spandrel archca. 1920--21.021.0
Kennedy Covered Bridge 38-15-13 #2Seven Stars Road over French CreekOpen to trafficBurr arch-truss1856--102.0104.0
Knox Covered Bridge 38-15-15Yellow Springs Road over Valley CreekOpen to trafficBurr arch-truss1865--49.951.8
L.L.Bartram's Covered Bridge 38-15-17 / 38-23-02Bridge over Crum CreekIntact but closed to all trafficBurr arch-truss--1860--81.0
Landenberg Road BridgeLandenberg Road over East Branch White Clay CreekOpen to all trafficPratt pony truss1899--79.182.0
Larkin Covered Bridge 38-15-11Byers Station Blvd. over Unnamed ditchOpen to pedestrians onlyBurr arch-truss1881--60.060.0
Lattshaw's Mill BridgeHalteman Road over Pigeon CreekOpen to trafficGirder1914--44.047.9
Lenape BridgeLenape Road over Brandywine Creek floodplainOpen to trafficStone arch1912--44.0308.1
Lenape Road Bridge East Bradford TownshipLenape Road over Brandywine Creek FloodOpen to trafficStone arch1912--44.0308.1
Lewis Mill Road BridgeLewis Mill Road over East Branch Brandywine CreekOpen to trafficStone arch1903--20.040.0
Lincoln Highway East Branch Brandywine Creek BridgeLincoln Highway over East Branch Brandywine CreekOpen to trafficClosed-spandrel arch1921--40.0174.9
Lincoln Highway West Branch Brandywine Creek BridgeLincoln Highway over West Branch Brandywine CreekOpen to trafficClosed-spandrel arch1914--49.9113.9
Linfield BridgeLinfield Rd., Main St. over Schuylkill RiverOpen to trafficPolygonal Warren pony truss with no verticals1932--123.0371.1
Linton Stevens Covered Bridge 38-15-03Kings Row Road (TR 310) over Big Elk CreekOpen to trafficBurr arch-truss1886----114.0
London Track Road BridgeLondon Track Road over White Clay CreekReplaced by new bridgeTruss1933200557.157.1
Madison BridgeKeim Street over Schuylkill RiverIntact but closed to all trafficPolygonal Warren pony truss1935--91.9749.1
Main Street, E. Bridge Street BridgeMain Street, E. Bridge Street over Schuylkill RiverThe bridge reopened to pedestrian and vehicle traffic on Friday, August 26.Open-spandrel arch1922--120.1346.1
Manor Road BridgeManor Road (PA-82) over Indian RunOpen to trafficStone arch1910--20.042.0
Mansion Road BridgeMansion Road over South Branch French CreekOpen to trafficStone arch1904--24.926.9
McAvoy Lane OverpassMcAvoy Lane (can be walked to from Drummers Lane) over Norfolk Southern (Former Reading Railroad) North of Perkiomen JunctionLimited to work-crew traffic, its illegal to cross it otherwiseWarren pony trussCirca 1914------
Mercer's Mill Covered Bridge 38-36-38 / 38-15-19Creek Road over E Octoraro CreekOpen to trafficBurr arch-truss1880--86.998.1
Milford Road-PA 76-BridgeSr 4045,Lr 15203 over Pa Tpk (I-76)Open to trafficGirder1950--88.992.9
Mill Race BridgeStrasburg Road over Mill RaceOpen to trafficStone arch1826--60.0220.2
Mill Road BridgeMill Road over Valley CreekOpen to trafficStone arch1912--27.929.9
Mill Road BridgeMill Road (TR 402) over West Branch Red Clay CreekTruss webs attached to modern replacement bridge.Pratt pony truss1889199249.954.1
Mortonville BridgeStrasburg Road over West Branch Brandywine CreekOpen to traffic. Reconstructed as a wider bridge, retaining the stone.Stone arch1826--60.0195.9
Newark Road BridgeNewark Road over East Branch Big Elk CreekOpen to trafficClosed-spandrel arch1922--54.160.0
North Valley Road BridgeNorth Valley Road over Valley CreekOpen to trafficClosed-spandrel arch1922--54.156.1
NS - Black Rock BridgeNorfolk Southern Railway over Schuylkill RiverBridge carries the former Reading Railroad across the Schuytlkill River then immediately enters the Black Rock TunnelClosed-spandrel arch1835-37------
NS - Black Rock TunnelNorfolk Southern Railroad (Fromer Reading RR) under Black Rock RoadOpen to trafficTunnel1839----1934.0
NS - Boot Road OverpassAmtrak (Former Pennsylvania Railroad) over Boot RoadOpen to trafficStone arch1887--18.022.0
NS - Boot Road OverpassConrail over Boot RoadOpen to trafficStone arch1903--28.932.2
NS - French Creek BridgeFormer PRR Schuylkill Division/NS over French CreekAbandonedDeck plate girder--------
NS - Ravine Road Arch (Mid)Norfolk Southern Railway over Ravine RoadOpen to trafficStone arch--------
NS - Ravine Road Arch (N)Norfolk Southern Railway over Ravine RoadAbandonedStone arch--------
NS - Ravine Road Arch (S)Norfolk Southern Railway over Ravine RoadOpen to trafficStone arch--------
NS - Schuylkill River Bridge (Oaks)Former Perkiomen Branch Reading Railroad over Schuylkill River, Brower AvenueDeck plate girder1910------
NS - Ship Road OverpassNorfolk Southern Railway over South Ship RoadOpen to trafficStone arch1915--24.025.9
NS - Valley Creek Road OverpassNorfolk Southern Railway over Valley Creek RoadOpen to trafficStone arch1903--28.932.2
NS - Whitford Road OverpassNorfolk Southern Railway over Whitford RoadOpen to trafficStone arch--------
Olive Street BridgeAmtrak over Olive StreetOpen to trafficStone arch1906--29.935.1
Phoenix Iron Company BridgePedestrian Trail over French CreekOpen to pedestrians onlyPratt through truss1871------
Pickering Creek BridgePikeland Road (TR 488) over Pickering CreekOpen to trafficStone arch1908--48.953.2
Pickering Road BridgePickering Road over Pickering CreekOpen to trafficPony truss1894--80.183.0
Pine Grove Covered Bridge 38-15-22 / 38-36-41PA 2006 over Octoraro CreekOpenBurr arch-truss1884--88.9198.2
PRR - Brandywine Creek BridgeAmtrak (former Penn Central/PRR) over East Branch Brandywine CreekOpen to railroad trafficStone archca. 1892------
PRR - Brandywine Valley ViaductFormer Pennsylvania Railroad over Brandywine CreekAbandonedPratt deck truss1903-04----1451.0
PRR - Phoenixville Bridge (Old)Pennsylvania Railroad over Schuylkill River, Phoenixville Iron Co. Canal, & Reading RailroadReplaced by a new bridgePratt deck truss18841915165.0855.0
PRR - Schuylkill River Bridge (Royersford)Abandoned rail line over Schuylkill RiverAbandonedPony/through plate girder--------
PRR - Whitford FlyoverPRR P&T Branch over Amtrak Harrisburg Main LineAbandoned with deck removedParker through truss1904------
PRR Glenside Road OverpassFormer Pennsylvania Railroad over Glenside RoadIntact but closed to all trafficStone arch--------
PRR Lloyd Avenue BridgeFormer Pennsylvania Railroad over Lloyd AvenueIntact but closed to all trafficStone arch1904------
Pyles Twin BridgeCreek Road / Historic PA SR 100 over Brandywine CreekOpen to trafficDeck arch1925--80.1500.0
Rapps Dam Road Covered Bridge 38-15-14Rapps Dam Road over French CreekOpen to trafficBurr arch-truss1866--100.1102.0
Ravine Road East Bradford Twp, PARavine Road over Branch Valley CreekOpen to trafficStringer1913--25.927.9
Reading - Pottstown Pike OverpassFormer Pennsylvania & Reading Railroad over South Pottstown Pike / Route 100AbandonedUnknown------550.0
Reservoir Road BridgeReservoir Road over Branch of Chester CreekOpen to trafficStone archca. 1905--19.021.0
Ross Fording Road BridgeRoss Fording Road over Octoraro CreekOpen to trafficPratt pony truss1885--84.086.0
Rudolphs Camp Road Bridge 38-15-01Rudolphs Camp Road over Big Elk CreekOpen to trafficBurr arch-truss1880--82.082.0
Saginaw Road BridgeSaginaw Road over Big Elk CreekOpen to trafficWarren pony truss1925--73.275.1
Schuylkill Road BridgeSchuylkill Road over Pigeon CreekOpen to trafficStone arch1804--44.953.2
Sheeder Mill Road BridgeSheeder Mill Road over French CreekOpen to trafficPratt through truss1850--84.087.9
Sheeder-Hall Covered Bridge 38-15-12Hollow Road over French CreekUnder renovationBurr arch-truss1850--49.9102.0
South Branch French Creek BridgeValley Way (TR 407) over South Branch of French CreekOpen to trafficStone arch1913--24.930.8
South Ship Road BridgeAmtrak over South Ship RoadOpen to trafficStone arch1915--28.930.8
South Whitford Road BridgeConrail over South Whitford RoadOpen to trafficThrough truss1905--49.9521.0
Speakman Covered Bridge #1 38-15-05Frog Hollow Road over Buck Run T BranchOpen to trafficBurr arch-truss1881--75.093.0
Speakman Covered Bridge No. 2 38-15-06Road over Buck CreekBurr arch-truss1881------
Street Road BridgeStreet Road over Branch Chester CreekOpen to trafficStone arch1911--36.138.1
Street Road-Leech Run BridgeStreet Road over Leech RunOpen to trafficConcrete tee beam1924--37.139.0
Styer Road BridgeStyer Road over Marsh CreekOpen to trafficStone arch1905--20.047.9
Sunnyside Road BridgeSunnyside Road over Delaware Valley RailroadClosed to all trafficTimber stringerca. 1940--55.155.1
Swan Road BridgeSwan Road over Officers RunOpen to trafficStone arch1916--29.960.0
Tweed Creek BridgeHopewell Road over Tweed CreekReplaced by a new bridgeConcrete stringer1907199823.045.9
Valley Avenue BridgeEnola Low Grade Trail over Valley AvenueOpen to trafficStone arch1890--23.024.9
Valley Creek BridgeMill Road (TR 540) over Valley CreekOpen to trafficPratt pony truss1882--36.137.1
Valley Creek Bridge Tredyffrin TownshpCedar Hollow Road over Valley CreekOpen to trafficStone arch1907--24.967.9
Valley Forge Road BridgePA 23 (Valley Forge Road) over Valley CreekOpen to trafficClosed-spandrel arch1934--29.966.9
Viaduct Avenue BridgeAmtrak over Viaduct AvenueOpen to trafficStone arch1873--19.021.0
Wagontown Road BridgeWagontown Road over West Branch of Brandywine CreekOpen to trafficStone arch1918--40.0178.2
Warwick Furnace Road BridgeWarwick Furnace Road over South Branch French CreekOpen to trafficPratt pony truss1889--55.158.1
Water Works BridgeBridge over Rock RunNo longer existsDeck arch--------
Waterloo Road BridgeWaterloo Road over Darby CreekOpen to trafficDeck arch1908--49.951.8
Waterloo Road BridgeAmtrak over Waterloo RoadOpen to trafficStone arch1887--23.024.9
Waterloo Road-Darby Creek BridgeWaterloo Road over Darby CreekOpen to trafficDeck arch1908--49.951.8
West Chester Bypass High Street OverpassUS 202/US 322 (West Chester Bypass) over Business US 322 (High Street)Open to trafficSteel stringer1953--87.991.9
Westtown Road BridgeWesttown Road over East Branch Chester CreekOpen to trafficStone arch1901--116.1116.1
Wilson Road Bridge Valley Forge, PATR 593 (Wilson Road) off Yellow Springs Road over Valley CreekOpen to trafficPratt pony truss1886--60.065.0
Wyebrook Road BridgeWyebrook Road over East Branch Brandywine CreekOpen to trafficStone arch1888--24.963.0