Bridge in Portage Township

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Bridge in Portage Township
Bridge in Portage Township.jpg
Bridge in Portage Township, 1982
Bridge in Portage Township is located in Pennsylvania
Bridge in Portage Township
Location Pennsylvania Route 53 over Bens Creek, Portage Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°24′8″N 78°38′24″W / 40.40222°N 78.64000°W / 40.40222; -78.64000Coordinates: 40°24′8″N 78°38′24″W / 40.40222°N 78.64000°W / 40.40222; -78.64000
Area less than one acre
Built 1832
Architectural style Other, Circular arch
Governing body State
MPS Highway Bridges Owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation TR
NRHP Reference # 88000782[1]
Added to NRHP June 22, 1988

Bridge in Portage Township is a historic stone arch bridge located at Portage Township in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. It was built by the Allegheny Portage Railroad in 1832, and is an 18-foot-long (5.5 m) bridge, with a semi-circular arch. It is built of coursed ashlar and crosses Bens Creek.[2]

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

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  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). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes J. Dain Davis (September 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Bridge in Portage Township" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-08. 

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