Watsontown River Bridge

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Watsontown River Bridge
Watsontown River Bridge.jpg
Watsontown River Bridge, 1982
Watsontown River Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Watsontown River Bridge
Location Legislative Route 240 spur over the West Branch of the Susquehanna River, Watsontown and White Deer Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 41°4′51″N 76°51′55″W / 41.08083°N 76.86528°W / 41.08083; -76.86528Coordinates: 41°4′51″N 76°51′55″W / 41.08083°N 76.86528°W / 41.08083; -76.86528
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1927
Built by Rockwell, George W.
Architect Long, James B.
Architectural style Other, Open-spandrel arch
Governing body State
MPS Highway Bridges Owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation TR
NRHP Reference # 88000801[1]
Added to NRHP June 22, 1988

Watsontown River Bridge is a historic bridge in Watsontown, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania and White Deer Township, Union County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1927, and consists of nine open spandrel arches with a total length of 1,080-foot-long (330 m). It is constructed of concrete and crosses the Susquehanna River.[2]

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


  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 unknown (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Watsontown River Bridge" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-05-29.