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Tunkhannock Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Bridge Street
Location
Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1854; wrecked by windstorm August 25, 1854; two spans destroyed by flood March 18, 1865; damaged by floods 1875 and 1902; replaced by steel truss bridge
Design
Four-span covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 810.0 ft.
Deck width: 30.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.53466, -75.94780   (decimal degrees)
41°32'05" N, 75°56'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/420936/4598545 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 97389 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 29, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

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