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Lime Valley Bridge
Willow, PA - Lancaster County
Photo of Lime Valley Bridge
Photo of Lime Valley Bridge

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Photo of Lime Valley Bridge Portal

Bridge Statistics
Region:  Pennsylvania Dutch
Amish Country
County:  Lancaster
Town:  Strasburg
Locality:  Willow
Position - Lat: 
N 39º 57.358'
W 76º13.989'
Bridge Carries:  Brenaman Road
Bridge Crosses:  Pequea Creek
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Truss Type:  Burr Arch
Burr Arch Sketch
Year Built:  1871
Builder:  Elias McMellen
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  103 Ft.
Width: 15 Ft.
Posted Load: 5 Tons
Posted Vertical Clearance: 11'-6"
World Guide No.: 38-36-23
National Register of Historic Places Date:

The Lime Valley Bridge is single span Burr Arch with a total length of 103 feet. It carries Brenaman  Road over Pequea Creek. This historic bridge is an was built in 1871 by Elias McMellen .

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

Parking on the north  side of bridge.

Truss / Arch

Photo of Lime Valley Bridge Truss

Location Map

Location map of Lime Valley Bridge

Southeast of Willows. 3.3 miles southeast of junction PA272 and US222 then left on Lime Valley Road.  0.3 miles then right on Brenaman Road to the bridge. 

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