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Rupert Bridge
38-19-33
Rupert, PA - Columbia County
Photo of Rupert Bridge
Photo of Rupert Bridge

Photo of Rupert Bridge Portal

Photo of Rupert Bridge Portal
Photo of Rupert Bridge Portal

Bridge Statistics
Region:  Central
County:  Columbia
Town:  Montour
Locality:  Rupert
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 40 58.877
W 76 28.358
Bridge Carries:  Reading Street
Bridge Crosses:  Fishing Creek
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Truss Type:  Burr Arch
Burr Arch sketch
Year Built:  1847
Builder:  Jessie M. Beard
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  185 Ft.
Width: Unknown
Posted Load: Unknown
Posted Vertical Clearance: Unknown
World Guide No.: 38-19-33
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Unknown



Description
The Rupert Bridge is a single span Burr Arch with a total length of 185 feet. It Reading Street over Fishing Creek on the NE edge of Rupert. This historic bridge is an was built in 1847.

Photography
The bridge portals and elevation views are easy to photograph.

Parking
Pull alongside road near bridge.

Truss / Arch

No truss photo available


Location Map

Location map of Rupert Bridge

Location
About 0.5 miles south of junction of US11 on PA42, then left on old PA42 on SR4001 fpr 0.3 mile, then left 0.1 miles and left again on TR449 to the bridge.





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