Holme Avenue Bridge

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Holme Avenue Bridge
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Holme Avenue Bridge
Holme Avenue Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Holme Avenue Bridge
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°3′23″N 75°1′24″W / 40.05639°N 75.02333°W / 40.05639; -75.02333Coordinates: 40°3′23″N 75°1′24″W / 40.05639°N 75.02333°W / 40.05639; -75.02333
Built 1921
Architect C. P. Boner
Architectural style Other
Governing body State
MPS Highway Bridges Owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation TR
NRHP Reference # 88000806[1]
Added to NRHP June 22, 1988

The Holme Avenue Bridge is a closed-spandrel concrete arch bridge that carries Holme Avenue across Wooden Bridge Run (a tributary of Pennypack Creek) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The total length of the bridge is 101.1 feet (30.8 m). The width of its deck is 83.8 feet (25.5 m).

Built in 1921, it remains in use today. The bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[2]

It should not to be confused with the other "Holme Avenue Bridge" over Pennypack Creek about 1,000 yards west of Wooden Bridge Run.


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ "Holme Avenue Bridge". Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Retrieved January 3, 2014. 

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