Black Rock Bridge

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Black Rock Bridge
Black Rock Bridge.JPG
Black Rock Bridge, January 2010
Black Rock Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Black Rock Bridge
Location Pennsylvania Route 113 over the Schuylkill River, Phoenixville and Upper Providence Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°9′32″N 75°30′44″W / 40.15889°N 75.51222°W / 40.15889; -75.51222Coordinates: 40°9′32″N 75°30′44″W / 40.15889°N 75.51222°W / 40.15889; -75.51222
Area less than one acre
Built 1927
Built by Wagman, G.A.; Wagman, F.M.
Architectural style Other, Multi-span spandrel arch
Governing body State
MPS Highway Bridges Owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation TR
NRHP Reference # 88000735[1]
Added to NRHP June 22, 1988

Black Rock Bridge is a historic concrete arch bridge carrying Pennsylvania Route 113 across the Schuylkill River between Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania, and Upper Providence Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. It has five spans; three main spans are each 116 feet (35 m) long and flanked by two 103-foot-long (31 m) spans. The bridge was constructed in 1927, and features open-spandrel arches and solid concrete parapet walls.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). ARCH: Pennsylvania's Historic Architecture & Archaeology. Retrieved 2012-11-02.  Note: This includes District 6-0 (November 1982). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Black Rock Bridge" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-08.