Harrison Avenue Bridge
|Function / usage:||
|Built:||1921 - 1922|
Geographic Information & Related Structures
Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA, North America
|total length||124.0 m|
|span lengths||22.9 m - 61.5 m - 22.9 m|
|arch span||61.5 m|
|8 September 1922||
Central Scranton Expressway constructed beneath.
Original railings removed.
Listed on U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
Built to accommodate streetcar track (never installed). Originally spanned two railways: Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad and Lackawanna & Wyoming Valley Railroad. Excursion trains from Steamtown National Historic Site run on the former, while the Central Scranton Expressway was built upon the roadbed of the latter.
Relevant Web Sites
- HAER: Harrison Avenue Bridge, Spanning Roaring Brook & Central Scranton Expressw, Scranton, Lackawanna County, PA
- Correlated Considerations in Design and Construction of Concrete Bridges, in "American Concrete Institute Proceedings" v. 22