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Market Street Bridge (1929)


Photo taken by HAER

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BH Photo #277776

Street Views 


Open-spandrel arch bridge over Susquehanna River on PA 1009 (Market Street) in Wilkes-Barre
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Open to traffic
Built 1926-29; rehabilitated 1986
- Benjamin H. Davis of New York City, New York
- Carrère & Hastings of New York City, New York (Architect)
- David A. Keefe
- Walter S. Rae of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Builder)
Open-spandrel arch
Length of largest span: 129.9 ft.
Total length: 1,274.0 ft.
Deck width: 53.8 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 22, 1988
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.24833, -75.88472   (decimal degrees)
41°14'54" N, 75°53'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/425873/4566702 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wilkes-Barre West
Average daily traffic (as of 2018)
Inventory numbers
PA 40 1009 0020 0082 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
NRHP 88000873 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
PANBI 23967 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 31236 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 63 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2018: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • December 15, 2018: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Added categories "Benjamin H. Davis", "David A. Keefe"
  • March 15, 2015: Photos imported by Dave King
  • March 5, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added street view & imported photos

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