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Bridges - Pennsylvania

Here are links to some notable bridges (past and present) found along Route 40.

Big Crossings BridgeBig Crossings Bridge (submerged) (Somerfield, PA)
"From Searight's The Old Pike (1894): At Somerfield the road crosses the Youghiogheny river over a large, handsome and substantial stone bridge, three......"

Somerfield Dam Bridge over Youghiogheney LakeSomerfield Dam Bridge (Somerfield, PA)

IconLane Bane Bridge (site) (Brownsville, PA)

Dunlap's Creek BridgeDunlap's Creek Bridge (Brownsville, PA)
"Built in 1836. It is the oldest cast iron bridge in the world. From Searight's The Old Pike (1894): A few yards westward from the Monongahela House......"

Brownsville Covered BridgeBrownsville Covered Bridge (site) (Brownsville, PA)

IconMonongahela River Bridge (site) (Brownsville, PA)
"This was the original bridge across the Monongahela River. It was replaced in 1914. From Searight's The Old Pike (1894): It is but a short distance......"

Lorte BridgeLorte Bridge (Brownsville, PA)
"Built in 1914......."

Chartiers Creek BridgeChartiers Creek Bridge (site) (Washington, PA)
"This bridge is long gone. This location is now an exit for I-70......."

IconHump Bridge (site) (Washington, PA)

Claysville S-Bridge, 1933Claysville S-Bridge (Claysville, PA)
"Built in 1815. The western third of the bridge was removed when the current alignment of Route 40 was built......."

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