Fisher's Lane Bridge

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Fisher's Lane Bridge
Fisher's Lane Stone Arch Bridge.JPG
Fisher's Lane Stone Arch Bridge over Tacony Creek above Frankford, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°01′15″N 75°06′12″W / 40.02085°N 75.10339°W / 40.02085; -75.10339Coordinates: 40°01′15″N 75°06′12″W / 40.02085°N 75.10339°W / 40.02085; -75.10339
Carries 2 lanes of Fisher's Lane
Crosses Tacony Creek
Locale Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Characteristics
Design stone arch
Longest span 54.1 feet (16.5 m)
History
Opened as a floating bridge before 1759
Statistics
Toll none
Fisher's Lane Stone Arch Bridge - 1759 Corner Stone

Fisher's Lane Bridge is a historic stone arch bridge that carries Fisher's Lane west of Ramona Avenue across Tacony Creek in Tacony Creek Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The closed-spandrel stone arch bridge has a single span of 54 feet (16 m) and is 27.7 feet (8.4 m) wide.[1] It is currently open to traffic.

Though claimed by some to have been re-built in 1796,[1] a still-legible cornerstone in the bridge masonry shows the year 1759.

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