Lindbergh Viaduct

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Lindbergh Viaduct
Lindburgh Bridge Reading PA.jpg
Lindbergh Viaduct, April 2011
Lindbergh Viaduct is located in Pennsylvania
Lindbergh Viaduct
Location US 422/Mineral Spring Rd. over Mineral Spring Creek, Reading, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°19′52″N 75°54′0″W / 40.33111°N 75.90000°W / 40.33111; -75.90000Coordinates: 40°19′52″N 75°54′0″W / 40.33111°N 75.90000°W / 40.33111; -75.90000
Area 1.3 acres (0.53 ha)
Built 1927
Built by Whittaker & Diehl
Architectural style Other, Open-spandrel arch
Governing body State
MPS Highway Bridges Owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation TR
NRHP Reference # 88000792[1]
Added to NRHP June 22, 1988

Lindbergh Viaduct is a historic concrete arch bridge located at Reading in Berks County, Pennsylvania. It is a multiple span 866-foot-long (264 m), open-spandrel concrete arch bridge with 13 spans, constructed in 1927. There are five main spans, each 83-foot-long (25 m), and eight secondary spans. It crosses Mineral Spring Creek.[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). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes R. J. Fink (undated). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Lindbergh Viaduct" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-09-15.  Check date values in: |date= (help)