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Starrucca Viaduct

Starrucca Viaduct

General Information

Structural Type: Arch bridge
Function / usage: Railroad (railway) bridge
Completed in: 1848

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Lanesboro, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, USA, North America
Crosses
  • Starrucca Creek

Technical Information

Dimensions

height 33.5 m
total length 317.2 m
span lengths 17 x 15.25 m

Cost

cost of construction ca. United States dollar 300 000

Materials

arches masonry

Chronology

9 December 1848

First locomotive crosses the bridge

Participants

Owner
Engineering

Relevant Web Sites

Relevant Publications

  • Dupré, Judith Brücken, Könemann, Cologne (Germany), ISBN 3829004095, 1998; pp. 40-41
  • Dupré, Judith Les ponts, Könemann, Cologne (Germany), ISBN 3829004109; pp. 40-41
  • Dupré, Judith Bridges, Black Dog & Leventhal, New York (USA), ISBN 1884822754, 1997; pp. 40-41
  • Jackson, Donald C. Great American Bridges and Dams, John Wiley & Sons, New York (USA), ISBN 0471143855, 1984; pp. 146-147
Internal Information
Structure-ID: 20001298
Created: 10/02/2001
Last Updated: 29/07/2014