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! Confirmed demolition date within one year or an especially historic bridge that is threatened with demolition at any level.
X The bridge has been confirmed demolished or collapsed.
S The bridge has been dismantled or moved to an offsite location and is not currently available for public viewing.
L Most or all of the original bridge material has been demolished and replaced, including historically significant elements, but some original parts of the bridge remain.
Note: This website cannot guarantee the current condition of any bridge on this website. Bridges lacking these icons should not necessarily be considered condition-free.

Total Bridges Found: 4

 Bridge Name HSR Rating Facility Carried / Feature Intersected LocationStructure Type Structure DimensionsConstruction Date / Builder or Contractor DescriptionThumbnail
X Hickory Bridge
West Hickory Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. PA-127 (Fleming Hill Road) Over Allegheny River West Hickory: Forest County, Pennsylvania Truss 8 Panel Pin-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed Total Length: 695 ft
Main Span Length: 162 ft
Roadway Width: 14.8 ft
Main Spans: 4
1896 By: Groton Bridge Company of Groton, New York This ornate king of the Allegheny River, assassinated by PennDOT, leaving a permanent scar on the landscape of a once-beautiful location.Bridge.
! Hunter Station Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. US-62 Over Allegheny River Hunter: Forest County, Pennsylvania Metal 10 Panel Rivet-Connected Pratt Combination Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal 7 Panel Rivet-Connected Pratt Deck Truss, Fixed Total Length: 1051 ft
Main Span Length: 277 ft
Roadway Width: 22 ft
Main Spans: 3
1934 By: P. I. Cox Construction Company and Pennsylvania State Highway Department The deck runs right through the middle of this impressive and very unusual truss bridge!Bridge.
X Lynch Bridge
Blue Jay Road Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Blue Jay Road (PA-1003) Over Tionesta Creek Lynch (Rural): Forest County, Pennsylvania Metal 10 Panel Pin-Connected Parker Through Truss, Fixed Total Length: 205 ft
Main Span Length: 202 ft
Roadway Width: 18 ft
Main Spans: 1
1905 By: Eyre Construction Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania This unusual bridge was also the last pin-connected highway truss in Forest County when PennDOT demolished it.Bridge.
Nebraska Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Nebraska Road (PA-3004) Over Tionesta Creek Nebraska (Rural): Forest County, Pennsylvania Metal 9 Panel Rivet-Connected Parker Through Truss, Fixed Total Length: 187 ft
Main Span Length: 184 ft
Roadway Width: 23.3 ft
Main Spans: 1
1933 By: Ortale Construction Company and Pennsylvania State Highway Department This Parker truss survives, even having its deck underwater during rainy seasons.Bridge.


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