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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.
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Total Bridges Found: 15

 Bridge Name HSR Rating Facility Carried / Feature Intersected LocationStructure Type Structure DimensionsConstruction Date / Builder or Contractor DescriptionThumbnail
X Bairs Mill Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Bairs Mill Road Over Kreutz Creek Rural: York County, Pennsylvania Metal 6 Panel Pin-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed Total Length: 87 ft
Main Span Length: 87 ft
Roadway Width: 12.5 ft
Main Spans: 1
1893 By: Wrought Iron Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio Doomed to be turned into scrap, this beautiful bridge contributed to a potential historic district that includes a mill.Click to visit page.
Bishop Road Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Bishop Road (TR-612) Over Yellow Breeches Creek Rural: Cumberland County, Pennsylvania and York County, Pennsylvania Metal 8 Panel Pin-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed Total Length: 134 ft
Main Span Length: 132 ft
Roadway Width: 14.8 ft
Main Spans: 1
1898 By: Wrought Iron Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio This bridge represents the last chapter in the history of the prolific Wrought Iron Bridge Company.Click to visit page.
Columbia - Wrightsville Bridge
Veterans Memorial Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. PA-462 Over Susquehanna River, PA-624, and Railroad (Norfolk Southern) Columbia and Wrightsville: York County, Pennsylvania and Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Concrete Open Spandrel Deck Arch, Fixed and Approach Spans: Concrete Curved T-Beam, Fixed Total Length: 6657 ft
Main Span Length: 185 ft
Roadway Width: 38 ft
Main Spans: 28
1929 By: Wiley-Maxon Construction Company of Dayton, Ohio and James B. Long and W. C. Frey This extremely ornate bridge was the longest concrete arch bridge in the world when completed and it remains today in excellent shape.Click to visit page.
Glen Allen Mill Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. McCormick Road (TR-626) Over Yellow Breeches Creek Rural: Cumberland County, Pennsylvania and York County, Pennsylvania Concrete Closed Spandrel Deck Arch, Fixed Total Length: 131 ft
Main Span Length: 65 ft
Roadway Width: 13 ft
Main Spans: 2
1918 By: W. H. Drawbaugh of Dover, Pennsylvania and Charles A. Williams of Jacobus, Pennsylvania This is one of a couple unusual arch bridges in this county with uncommon railing design.Click to visit page.
Grantham Road Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. North Grantham Road Over Fisher Run Rural: York County, Pennsylvania Concrete Closed Spandrel Deck Arch, Fixed Total Length: 41 ft
Main Span Length: 41 ft
Roadway Width: 13.8 ft
Main Spans: 1
1917 By: Unknown This bridge is noted for its unusual design where the deck and railing follows the contour of the arch.Click to visit page.
Greenlane Farms Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Greenland Drive Over Yellow Breeches Creek Rural: Cumberland County, Pennsylvania and York County, Pennsylvania Metal 8 Panel Pin-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed Total Length: 133 ft
Main Span Length: 131 ft
Roadway Width: 13 ft
Main Spans: 1
1889 By: Phoenix Bridge Company of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, Dean and Westbrook of New York, New York, Agents One of two rare Phoenix column bridges on this creek, this one is particularly noted for its lack of alteration.Click to visit page.
! Hull Drive Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Hull Drive (PA-7230) Over Bermudian Creek Rural: York County, Pennsylvania Metal 8 Panel Pin-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal 4 Panel Pin-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed Total Length: 223 ft
Main Span Length: 151 ft
Roadway Width: 12 ft
Main Spans: 1
1896 By: Wrought Iron Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio This bridge is a rare surviving example of a combination through and pony truss bridge in Pennsylvania.Click to visit page.
McCormick Road Private Bridges
Historic Significance Rating. Private Driveway Over Yellow Breeches Creek Rural: Cumberland County, Pennsylvania and York County, Pennsylvania Stone Segmental Deck Arch, Fixed Main Spans: 4 By: Unknown This is an impressive stone arch bridge, plus there are a couple nearby much smaller stone bridges.Click to visit page.
Meadow View Road Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Meadow View Road (PA-4038) Over North Branch Bermudian Creek Rural: York County, Pennsylvania Metal 3 Panel Pin-Connected Pratt Half-Hip Pony Truss, Fixed Total Length: 42 ft
Main Span Length: 38 ft
Roadway Width: 12 ft
Main Spans: 1
By: Wrought Iron Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio This is one of the few historic truss bridges in Pennsylvania to be spared demolition and relocated and preserved!Click to visit page.
Old Forge Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Sheepford Road (TR-968) Over Yellow Breeches Creek Rural: Cumberland County, Pennsylvania and York County, Pennsylvania Metal 7 Panel Pin-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed Total Length: 114 ft
Main Span Length: 112 ft
Roadway Width: 13 ft
Main Spans: 1
1887 By: Phoenix Bridge Company of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, Dean and Westbrook of New York, New York, Agents One of two rare Phoenix column bridges on this creek, this one is particularly noted for its cast iron portal bracing knees.Click to visit page.
Sheep Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Sheep Bridge Road (PA-4021) Over Conewago Creek Rural: York County, Pennsylvania Metal 11 Panel Pin-Connected Whipple Through Truss, Fixed Total Length: 186 ft
Main Span Length: 181 ft
Roadway Width: 12.5 ft
Main Spans: 1
1889 By: Wrought Iron Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio This excellent example of a Whipple truss was nicely rehabilitated by PennDOT.Click to visit page.
Slate Hill Road Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Slate Hill Road (TR-955) Over Yellow Breeches Creek Rural: Cumberland County, Pennsylvania and York County, Pennsylvania Stone and Brick Segmental Deck Arch, Fixed Total Length: 123 ft
Main Span Length: 33 ft
Roadway Width: 18 ft
Main Spans: 4
By: Unknown This bridge is mostly composed of stone, but the fascia of the arch ring is brick.Click to visit page.
! Spring Grove Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. York Road (PA-116) Over West Branch Codorus Creek Spring Grove: York County, Pennsylvania Concrete Closed Spandrel (Ribbed) Deck Arch, Fixed Total Length: 134.8 ft
Main Span Length: 64 ft
Roadway Width: 23.6 ft
Main Spans: 2
1923 By: Unknown This bridge was a rare example of a closed spandrel ribbed arch bridge.Click to visit page.
X Susquehanna Trail Bridge
Ganoga Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Susquehanna Trail (PA-295) Over Big Conewago Creek Rural: York County, Pennsylvania Concrete Closed Spandrel (Ribbed) Deck Arch, Fixed Total Length: 419 ft
Main Span Length: 74.2 ft
Roadway Width: 24 ft
Main Spans: 5
1926 By: G. A. and F.M. Wagman Company of York, Pennsylvania and A. P. Dise This bridge was an excellent and uncommon example of a closed spandrel ribbed arch and was in decent shape until PennDOT demolished it.Click to visit page.
York Haven Road Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Old York Haven Road (Old PA-181 Alignment) Over Conewago Creek Rural: York County, Pennsylvania Metal 18 Panel Pin-Connected Pennsylvania Through Truss, Fixed Total Length: 295 ft
Main Spans: 1
1888 By: Wrought Iron Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio This is the only known example in the country of a Pennsylvania truss built by the most prolific pre-1900 bridge company in the nation.Click to visit page.

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