|Bridge Name||Facility Carried / Feature Intersected||Location||Structure Type||Construction Date and Builder/Engineer|
Center Street Bridge
||Center Street (US-219) Over Flaugherty Creek||Meyersdale: Somerset County, Pennsylvania||Stone Segmental Deck Arch, Fixed||1914 By Builder/Contractor: F. H. Zeigler|
|Main Span Length||Structure Length||Roadway Width||Main Spans||NBI Number|
|50 Feet (15.2 Meters)||66 Feet (20.1 Meters)||34 Feet (10.4 Meters)||1||552047005000570|
This stone arch bridge is built with a slight incline, which is unusual for a stone arch bridge. Although the superstructure is a stone arch, the railings are concrete balustrades. The bridge continues to be a main artery through town, as it carries US-219, which is testimony to the quality craftsmanship in the structure. Marble plaques remain on the bridge as well.
Information and Findings From Pennsylvania's Historic Bridge Inventory
Discussion of Bridge
The 66'-long stone arch Center Street Bridge built in 1914 has Neo-Classical-style concrete balustrades with vase-shaped balusters. The bridge was built within the ca. 1870-1930 period of significance of the determined eligible historic district, and it is thus a contributing resource.
Discussion of Surrounding Area
The Center Street Bridge carries a 2 lane street and 2 sidewalks over Flaugherty Creek in Meyersdale in the Meyersdale Historic District determined eligible by PHMC in 1993.
Bridge Considered Historic By Survey: Yes
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