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Erbs Bridge
Marietta, PA - Lancaster County
Photo of Erbs Bridge
Photo of Erbs Bridge

Photo of Erbs Bridge Portal
Photo of Erbs Bridge Portal

Bridge Statistics
Region:  Pennsylvania Dutch
Amish Country
County:  Lancaster
Town:  Akron
Locality:  Akron
Position - Lat: 
N 40º  10.046'
W 76º
ridge Carries:  Erbs Bridge Road
Bridge Crosses:  Hammer Creek
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Truss Type:  Burr Arch
Burr Arch Sketch
Year Built:  1874
Builder:  James G. Carpenter
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  102 Ft.
Width: 15 Ft.
Posted Load: 5 Tons
Posted Vertical Clearance: 11'-6"
World Guide No.: 38-36-34
National Register of Historic Places Date:

The Erbs Bridge is single span Burr Arch with a total length of 102 feet. It is located in Erbs Bridge Road over Hammer Creek. This historic bridge is an was built in 1885 by James G. Carpenter.

The bridge has an excellent areas to take photographs from all sides. Limited traffic.

Parking  on road.

Truss / Arch

Photo of Erbs Bridge Truss

Location Map

Location map of Erbs  Bridge

WNW of Akron. PA772 NW 2.5 miles from jct with PA272 S. of Akron, N. on Picnic Woods Rd. 0.8 miles, continue N. on Erbs Bridge Rd. 0.4 miles to the bridge.

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