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Forry Mill Bridge
38-36-28
Marietta, PA - Lancaster County
Photo of Forry Mill Bridge
Photo of Forry Mill Bridge

Photo of Forry Mill Bridge Portal
Photo of Forry Mill Bridge Portal

Bridge Statistics
Region:  Pennsylvania Dutch
Amish Country
County:  Lancaster
Town:  West Hempfield
Locality:  Marietta
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 40º 13.989'
W 76º
28.670
Bridge Carries:  Bridge Valley Road
Bridge Crosses:  Chickies Creek
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Truss Type:  Burr Arch
Burr Arch Sketch
Year Built:  1869
Builder:  Elias McMellen
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  103 Ft.
Width: 15 Ft.
Posted Load: 5 Tons
Posted Vertical Clearance: 11'-6"
World Guide No.: 38-36-28
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Unknown


Description
The Forry Mill Bridge is single span Burr Arch with a total length of 103 feet. It carries Bridge Valley  Road over chickies Creek. This historic bridge is an was built in 1869 by Elias McMellen .

Photography
The bridge has an excellent area to take photographs from the south side of the bridge. Lots of traffic.

Parking
Parking on the east  side of bridge.

Truss / Arch

Photo of Forry Mill Bridge Truss

Location Map

Location map of Forry Mill Bridge

Location
East of Maritta. Take PA23 east 3.4 miles from junction of PA441 on east side of Marietta, north on Bridge Valley Road 0.25 miles to the bridge. 




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