Frantz's Bridge

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Frantz's Bridge
Frantz's Bridge.jpg
The bridge, circa 1982
Frantz's Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Frantz's Bridge
Frantz's Bridge is located in the US
Frantz's Bridge
Location Legislative Route 39060 over Jordan Creek, Lowhill Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°39′3″N 75°39′2″W / 40.65083°N 75.65056°W / 40.65083; -75.65056Coordinates: 40°39′3″N 75°39′2″W / 40.65083°N 75.65056°W / 40.65083; -75.65056
Area less than one acre
Built 1887
Architectural style Other, Multi-span stone arch
MPS Highway Bridges Owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation TR
NRHP reference # 88000771[1]
Added to NRHP June 22, 1988

Frantz's Bridge was a historic stone arch bridge located at Lowhill Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1887, and is a 166-foot-long (51 m), multiple-span bridge, with three spans each measuring 32 feet (9.8 m) long. It crossed Jordan Creek.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1] During 2011, the bridge was replaced with a concrete one-span bridge.[3]

Kistler Road bridge over Jordan Creek that replaced demolished Frantz's Bridge. June 2013.


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes R.J. Baransky (June 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Frantz's Bridge" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-03-08. 
  3. ^ Hartzell, Dan (April 19, 2011). "PennDOT gearing up for heavy roadwork season". Allentown Morning Call. 

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